• Health officials link Calif. apple packer to listeria deaths

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Strains of listeria found inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria that have sickened 32 people across the country, including at least three deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said.…

  • Central Va. apple growers adjust to rising costs

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Rising costs have prompted some Central Virginia apple growers to change their production methods. The Nelson County Times ( ) reports that many orchards have bought smaller trees or dwarf trees,…

  • How rising temperatures affect apple crops (Video)

    It\’s apple harvest time throughout the region, but the global problem of rising temperatures is affecting crops.

  • Back-to-school bars: A healthy, homemade treat

    This take on a sweet and crunchy bar uses whole grains, apples, vegetables and a touch of honey. Try the recipe next time you need something to fill the lunchboxes and hungry tummies.