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Pick, Cook, Keep - Apples

August Crop of the Month:
Apples

Known as one of the most popular fruits in the world, the apple is produced commercially in 36 states, including Georgia. Georgia is home to nearly four dozen different varieties of apples, most of which you’ll find in season in the late summer and fall. Try different apples and taste the difference in their sweetness, color, texture and flavor. With several orchards located around the state, making a trip to pick apples can be a fun experience for the whole family. Georgia apples are a versatile fruit that can be used in many different recipes, or just sliced raw as a snack.