Picking schedules for Concord’s apple farms
Sep20

Picking schedules for Concord’s apple farms

Apple Hill Farm McIntosh – Early September Cortland – Mid-September Macoun – Late September Gala – Late September Red Delicious – Early October Crispin – Late October Fuji – Late October Carter Hill Orchard McIntosh – Early September Macoun – Mid-September Cortland – September Empire – September Gala – September Golden Delicious – September Red Delicious – September Snow Sweet – Late September Gibson Golden – Early October Crispin –...

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We found out how to find the perfect apple
Sep20

We found out how to find the perfect apple

It’s fall in New England, so you know what that means? At some point or another, you’ll be wandering around an apple orchard with a little bag looking for the perfect apple. Or more appropriately, apples – because who goes apple picking for just one? There’s nothing quite like apples right off the tree, so most people want to get as many as they can when the getting’s good. If you only eat an apple every once in a while, you can still...

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What happens to all the apples on the ground?
Sep20

What happens to all the apples on the ground?

As you walk around the apple orchards this fall, you’ll likely notice a lot of apples lying on the ground. And just like every other year, it’s something you probably won’t give much thought to as you proceed to step over the fallen fruit as you pick that perfect apple to add to your bag. But we’ve often wondered, “What becomes of those apples?” Is it safe to eat them? Are you allowed to pick them up? Do wild animals use them as a...

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Tasty Brews: Downeast Cider House, available at Area 23
Sep20

Tasty Brews: Downeast Cider House, available at Area 23

So if we haven’t hammered it home just yet, this is the Apples Issue, and we wanted to try as many appley things as we could. This issue features segments on apple desserts, apple ciders (the “soft” kind), apple trees, apple picking, apples on the ground and more. So it only makes sense that we also do an appley Tasty Brews, right? We know Area 23 is big on cider – the hard kind – so we went by last week to see what they had to offer....

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Look what’s happening on stages around Concord
Sep20

Look what’s happening on stages around Concord

There’s a lot going on this week at the local performance houses and we thought you should know about it all.   Hatbox Theatre Working Title Productions will present their inaugural Granite State Playwrights Workshop, staged readings of one act and full length plays by New Hampshire and New England playwrights on Sunday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The event is inspired by the creative, fast-pace of 24-hour theater festivals, where...

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Join the Concord Area Homebrewers on Thursday
Sep20

Join the Concord Area Homebrewers on Thursday

Have you always wanted to make your own beer, but don’t know where to start? Do you wish there were people you could ask for help? Would you like to make beer with others who are equally as passionate about beer? Well, you’re in luck because the Concord Area Homebrewers are holding an open house on Thursday at 8 Allison St. The open house officially runs from 7 to 9 p.m., but the club will be whipping up a batch of homebrew that...

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