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Heritage apple orchard

Apple orchards have been planted by humankind for millennia. We’ve created thousands of varieties and therefore diversify the uses of this delicious fruit for cooking, eating fresh, juicing, drying or even making cider, vinegar etc. We have adapted our apple varieties and planted apple orchards in a wide range of climates and altitude. Unfortunately, the standardisation of food production is threatening this diversity. What apples will be left in the future?

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