Susan Futrell, author of Good Apples: Behind Every Bite, discusses apple history and production.


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Did you know that every apple in the supermarket is hand-picked? And that out of tens of thousands of varieties of apples, only 11 make up 90 percent of the apples sold in grocery stores? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and registered dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Susan Futrell, MFA, author of Good Apples: Behind Every Bite. Futrell discusses apple history, methods of agricultural production, harvesting, marketing, and the value of preserving family orchards across the United States.
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