Apple Day

Apples aren’t the the most glamorous of fruits compared to the papaya or lycee. Is this because it’s a boring fruit, or simply because the supermarkets only sell a fraction of the hundreds of varieties that are out there? Thank heavens for Apple Day, which is every year shines a light on this taken-for-granted fruit and celebrates local varieties. In Rye apples took centre stage for during the farmers market this week – from bobbings to apple pie-making competitions and juice tastings. Sadly the great British weather was a bit of a dampener, but the hard-core fans (sorry for the pun!) turned out to support the Pippin and Cox. Check out the pictures.

Bobbing Boy - don't fall in!

Bobbing Boy - don't fall in!

Tasty to the Core!

Tasty to the Core!

Apple Crisps? What next!

Apple Crisps? What next!

Granny Smith

Granny Smith

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