NEW EVENTS, new venues, and soon an ebook of America’s Apple as the New Year begins. The presentations listed here will focus on early history, including John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, and apple varieties, from heirlooms to today’s high-tech, high-stakes race for the next Super Apple.
Thursday, February 7, 6:30 p.m.
The Many Faces of John Chapman
25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Saturday, February 9, 1:30 p.m.
America’s Apples, from Sheep’s Nose to SweeTango
30 Peck Road, Wales, Massachusetts
Free, but registration is required due to limited space. Call 413-267-9654 or email Lduthie@norcrossws.org for reservations and information.
Thursday, February 21, 9 a.m.
Guest, “What’s Cooking with Luca Paris”
WKBK 104.1 FM, 1290 AM or streaming live on wkbkradio.com
with host Gianluca “Luca” Paris, owner/chef at Luca’s Mediterranean Café, The Market at Luca’s, and Culinary Journey Productions, Keene, New Hampshire
Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m.
Images of John Chapman: Saint or Buffoon
489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine
Copies of America’s Apple will be available for sale and signing at each event.
America’s Apple is available online at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, and silverstreetmedia.com, and at these fine orchards and stores: Amherst Books, The Apple Farm, Atkins Fruit Bowl, Bolton Orchards, Booklink, Broadside Bookshop, Carlson Orchards, Johnny Appleseed Visitors Center, Lakeside Orchards, Pine Hill Orchard, Red Apple Farm, River Valley Market, Russell Orchards, Westward Orchards, and World Eye Bookstore.
An e-book will be available soon.