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An apple is an apple is an…. Or is it? Part 1

We are lucky enough to have a small orchard, a total of 28 apple trees and three pear trees. The oldest trees was planted 130 years ago and they still give us fruit, so I feel blessed. The first apples mature in early august and then it continues until early November, depending on the weather. During a normal apple season we have 7 tons of apple, that’s around 14000 lb apple, so it’s a lot of apples.

A few days ago one of my cousins asked if she could pick some apples, she wanted to make some pureed apple jam.
“Of course” I said. “But if you are going to puree them, you are a month to late”
She didn’t understand what I was talking about, apples were apples to her and every apple could be pureed. I think most people think the same way, especially if you are not used to a large variety of natural grown apples. 

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