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A good year for apples, any way you slice it

Conditions from summer through early fall ensure bumper crops at area orchards

A crate of Akane apples at the Copley Square farmer's market. A crate of Akane apples at the Copley Square farmer's market. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Jesse Natha Kimler
Globe Correspondent / October 1, 2008

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Autumn is defined by fresh apples, heavy with juice and still bearing a misty bloom, picked from the branch, filling your mouth with the flavor of the season. Local orchardists are unanimous that this year's crop is not to be missed. One says the fruit is "bursting with juice." (Full article: 503 words)

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