I am elated that it is finally fall in New York City! Cool weather, fall foliage, pumpkin-everything and, last but certainly not least, APPLES!
As someone that is very personally linked to the apple industry, I am always itching with anticipation for the first shipment of local New York State apples to hit the FreshDirect loading dock.
This year, apples are in especially high demand due to their limited quantity. Unbeknown to many apple consumers, the crop this year faced unfavorable weather conditions. This spring, March and April reversed their typical weather conditions. (More…)