Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District

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A Brief History of the Apple Tree

An integral part of the American experience, “As American as Apple Pie” (which in truth is not American), the apple is nevertheless ubiquitous in U.S. culture. We put it in desserts, give it to our favorite teachers, wash our hair with its essence and put it in our lunches. So common, it’s easy to take the simple apple for granted, but it actually has a rather interesting history.

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Source:  Melissa, Today I Found Out, February 11, 2014

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