Different Types of Apples💚🌱👍 by @veganfitlyfe
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The sad truth is that while there are dozens of fruits and vegetables, there’s only one variety of blueberry for sale, one type of corn, one version of broccoli.
If you’re lucky, you’ll find two options for peaches and maybe even a bonus pile of pluots (plums + apricots). This wasn’t always true, of course; there were once tens or hundreds of breeds of every fruit and veggie you can think of.
But in the name of efficiency, modern production has streamlined our choices.
Apples are a different story though. Thanks to entrepreneurial growers and a generous helping of luck, most grocery stores have a different types of apples.
While that’s nothing compared to the 15,000 breeds that once grew in the US, it illustrates a diversity success story still unfolding. The following are just a sampling of the countless breeds you’ll find in markets every fall.
Take an autumnal tour through the dappled, triumphant story of this icon of health on the list above.