The Taste of Autumn

Apples all over
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Supermarkets provide only a limited sample of the thousands of apple varieties once available to 19th-century fruit lovers. Tom Burford, a.k.a. Professor Apple, introduces numerous apple varieties and tells the story of their histories at Monticello’s Apple Tasting. This annual event is a unique opportunity to explore the essence of the apple. Participants will taste, savor, and rate each apple. Reservations are required.  Tufton Farm nursery, 1.3 miles east of Monticello on the Thomas Jefferson Parkway (Route 53), left on Milton Rd. (Route 732). 9:30am-noon.  984-9822.