Fall means Apple Harvest in Southernmost Illinois

Eyes are peeling as apples are dropping at area Orchards and Farmers Markets. Many varieties are harvested in Southernmost Illinois and this time of year trees are full of fruit.

The U.S. Apple Association forecasts a stronger than average harvest for 2017. The most popular apples picked according to people polled are Gala, Red Delicious, and Fuji.

For more information on the harvest, where to get apples, or for recipes visit area businesses- a listing can be found here.


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