Growing on the High Plains: Apples, Part 1

Mar 21, 2019

An ancient fruit with a long, delicious history, apples have remained a popular and pervasive part of the people's palate.

Having its origin in Central Asia, apples have come a long way. The first apples were a far cry from the big, juicy globes found in produce markets, orchards, and grocery stores. Today’s Growing on the High Plains will peel back the skin of this familiar fruit. From Egypt to Greece to Washington state, we’ll follow the journey and hear a little history, some ancient mythology, and a few crunchy cultural references.