This post was sponsored by the Ontario Apple Growers (OAG). What does that mean? I was paid to develop this recipe for apple-cranberry fruit leather. OAG set up and accompanied me on visit to Art Moyer’s apple orchard but the story I’ve told below is my own, without input or editing by OAG.
I have a rule that I won’t eat apples until peach season is over.
It’s not a hard and fast one. I knew I’d waver when my mom arrived at my door in early September with a handful of Ginger Golds. And I knew I wouldn’t regret it.
Niagara doesn’t grow a lot of apples. We’re small potatoes compared to Georgian Bay, home to the most acres of apple orchards in Ontario. But we’re still mighty. Those Ginger Golds told me so.
So did a visit to Art Moyer’s Grimsby apple orchard last week, a swath atop the Niagara Escarpment that his family has farmed since 1947. —Continue reading—