Ten Apple Varieties Once Thought Extinct Rediscovered in Pacific Northwest
This is from the Smithsonian. Click through for the full article.
The “lost” apples will help restore genetic, culinary diversity to a crop North America once produced in astonishing variety. I think that preserving heritage varieties of anything is important. We have become, as a species, way too dependent on food mono-cultures, that in the event of a blight or plant disease would result in mass ...
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