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Great publication on the forgotten apples in United States History, compiled by Cory Paul Nabhan.

Executive Summary excerpt:

“The f irst-ever gathering of grassroots apple conservationists in the United States, organized by the Renewing America’s Food Traditions (RAFT) Alliance on March 19, 2009 in Madison, WI, acknowledged that not only are many apple varieties endangered, but the unique “apple culture” of America is endangered as well. These experts—who have collectively had more than two hundred years of experience in apple nurseries and orchards—charted a plan that would restore apple diversity to our farms and gardens, restaurants and cideries, home kitchens and festivals.”

For a complete reading, click on the link below:

http://www.slowfoodusa.org/images/ark_products/applebklet_web-3-11.pdf

Enjoy!

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