There are thousands of different types of apples and the most popular apples that you find in your local shops aren’t always the easiest to grow due to common disease problems. But dozens of newly-developed and little-known apple varieties are both delicious and disease-resistant.
Date: Thursday, September 18th
Time: 7:00 -9:00 pm
Tickets: Suggested donation of $5/person towards Slow Food Toronto – space is limited, RSVP today
Location: Chocosol Headquarters, 1131 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6E 1B1
Susan Poizner of Orchard People Fruit Tree Education and Consulting will be there with her award-winning new book “Growing Urban Orchards” and she’s bringing along some fantastic disease-resistant apples for you to taste like Pristine, Redfree, Jalander and Janeena. You’ll also be able to meet organic fruit tree growers Gaye Trombley (Avalon Orchards), Eric Hambley (Siloam Orchards) and Ken Roth (Silver Creek Nurseries).
We’ll be hosted by the sustainable chocolate company ChocoSol who will offer tastings of their “Forest Garden” Chocolate Bars featuring Ontario’s disease-resistant apples. And Dawn Woodward of Evelyn’s Crackers will bake a huge “Exotic Apple Crumble” for all to share.