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Apples

Not available in 2021

We grow several different varieties hardy to our region, Dexter Jackson and St. Lawrence. They are delicious, crisp, and sweet apples, excellent for fresh eating or processing.
Apples are one of the world’s most widely-consumed fruit. They are a good source of phytochemicals and studies have linked the consumption of apples with reduced risk of some cancers, cardiovascular diseases, asthma and diabetes. In the laboratory, apples have been found to have very strong antioxidant activity, to inhibit cancer cell proliferation, to decrease lipid oxidation and to lower cholesterol. Apples contain a variety of phytochemicals, including quercetin, catechin, phloridzin and chlorogenic acid, all of which are strong antioxidants.  They are high in fibre, Vitamin C and potassium.