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by casey
Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: best of the South
Replies: 1
Views: 3994

best of the South

I notice that one of our administrators has a post about one of the best reference books to ever grace my personal library: Lee Calhoun's Old Southern Apples . There is a wonderful old heritage farm in North Carolina that sells some of the varieties described in that scholarly volume: Century Farm O...
by casey
Sat Feb 11, 2006 7:16 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Honeycrisp Apples
Replies: 1
Views: 8684

Hello, Jack -
Came across this link the other day:

You might try contacting owner, to determine whether shipping to Canada is an option.

Good luck. Honeycrisp is one terrifically delicious apple, isn't it? :)
by casey
Thu Aug 18, 2005 3:10 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Apples, by Roger Yepsen
Replies: 0
Views: 9534

Apples, by Roger Yepsen

Small volume, beautifully illustrated, extarordinarily informative.

I bought this volume for a friend, a few years ago, and am delighted to see that it is still available for purchase.
by casey
Sat Jul 30, 2005 2:15 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Haralson
Replies: 4
Views: 14697

Another variety which I've never even heard of :( I looked it up in this website's special "Varieties" section, and I like the photo and description very much. Are Harelsons sold in big-city supermarkets? Or is it something that you have to get from a local farmer's market? Thanks so much for the we...
by casey
Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:54 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Pie apples
Replies: 13
Views: 27609

Hi Lilly - You are bound to get many replies to this one! I use McIntosh and Golden Delicious when I bake pies. Not only do they bake exceptionally well, but they are two of the most common apples to be found in sufficient quantities at our local supermarkets. A friend of mine has recently discovere...
by casey
Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:56 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Honeycrisp
Replies: 11
Views: 21947


I have never written to a forum board before, so I hope that I am putting my comments and question in the right place. Last year, a relative introduced me to an apple called "honeycrisp" I had never heard of it before, but all it took was one bite and I was 'hooked' I do not want to eat any other ap...