University of Idaho brings Heritage Apple Tasting to Moscow Farmers Market

University of Idaho brings Heritage Apple Tasting to Moscow Farmers Market

Heritage Apple Tasting will take place this Saturday at the Moscow Farmers Market.

Visitors will be able to taste eight different types of apples grown at the University of Idaho’s Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center.

The Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center has about 68 different kinds of apples.

The apples that will be at the farmers market include the Kandil Sinap, Niedwetzkyana, Spigold, Alexander, Fireside, Melrose, Pink Sparkle and Saint Edmund’s Pippin.

“I tried to pick varieties with an interesting trait; shape, color, texture and flavor,” said Kyle Nagy, Sandpoint center superintendent and orchard manager.

The tasting will take place at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences tent on 5th Street, close to Main Street in Moscow.

The apples have several origins, from the early 1800s in Turkey, to Kyrgyzstan, Russia and England.
Others come from New York, Minnesota and California. The Melrose is Ohio’s official state apple.

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