Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Why apples are the best fall food

By Taylor Gilmore

October 12, 2012

It’s that time of year again! Fall is here, and I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier. I love the crisp air, the colorful trees, and finally getting to wear my favorite leather boots again. Thanksgiving, ...

Pick-your-own orchards close early

By Katie Landeck

October 5, 2012

At many local apple orchards, the pick-your-own season is already over. Hard frosts in the start of the spring severely damaged many crops this year, causing many orchards to end the season early or not open up for picking...

How Do You Like Them Apples

By Jeff Bagdigian

September 20, 2011

Autumn. For many, it is a time of brisk mornings, exquisite foliage, and if you grew up in small town Massachusetts, or any town with more orchards than people, autumn means only two things – apple picking and tourists. Yes,...

The Polish Apple Pie

By Joanna Guberow

October 7, 2010

Apple-picking is one of my most memorable pastimes from my childhood growing up in New England. There is nothing like riding on a bumpy tractor ride to walk amongst orchards of Macintosh, Cortland, and my personal favorites: Granny Sm...