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Apples ripen from the outside of the tree towards the center, so the apples outside of the tree will ripen first.  Once they are picked, they stop ripening. To, pick apples from a tree, roll the apple upwards off the branch and give a little twist; don't pull straight away from the tree. If two apples are joined together at the top, both will come away at the same time. Don't shake the trees or branches.  If the apple you are trying to pick drops, go ahead and pick it up.  Wash it [...]

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Farmers' markets and farmstands in the Capital Region are bursting with locally grown produce this time of year.  The seasonal selection includes sweet juicy peaches, tender sweet corn, vine-ripened tomatoes, lusciuous melons and more.  If you're shopping for dinner or for fruits and vegetables to can or freeze, now is the time to stock up and enjoy the freshest flavors of the season.  Are you looking for a special heirloom or variety?  Contact [...]

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