Artist Maurie Harrington

an appleThe history of the apple is as long as the history of mankind. Apples are one of the most nutritious and healthy foods, containing vitamins A and B and moderate amounts of calcium, iron and phosphorus. Apples have high amounts of pectin which helps to promote good digestion. When you eat a freshly hand-picked sun kissed apple with the skin on, you consume 22 milligrams of vitamin C. A fresh crisp apple is the perfect snack. A Little Apple History...

On crisp autumn days in September and October it is a family tradition to pick apples. In earlier times it was an event to gather and store apples for the cold winter when fresh fruit was not available. Presently it is a fun-filled family activity to enjoy the outdoors and pick fresh apples for snacks and cooking. Interesting Apple Facts..

Apple Gift Packs - We ship apple gift packs all over the country using USPS Priority mail with excellent results. Due to state regulations, we can't ship to California or Arizona. Availability: September-December. Ordering Details.

 

Hackett's Orchard,  86 South Street, South Hero, VT 05486 (802) 372-4848 FAX (802) 372-5022

 
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