More Fruit Stories from Atlas Obscura

I haven’t posted a fresh selection of fruit-themed stories from Atlas Obscura for a while, so here’s a bumper round-up of everything that’s caught my eye since the last instalment, in no particular order. Enjoy!

The Magnificent Orchards That Protect the World’s Fruit

The ‘Torture Orchard’ is a Testing Ground for the Coming Climate

The Quiet Rescue of America’s Forgotten Fruit

Meet the Appalachian Apple Hunter

The Italian Immigrants who Grew Fig Trees in Unlikely Places

Do Not Eat, Touch, Or Even Inhale the Air Around the Manchineel Tree

The Arkansas Black Apple

The Ancient Method That Keeps Afghanistan’s Grapes Fresh All Winter

For Enslaved Cooks, Persimmon Beer Combined Ingenuity and Joy

Grapefruit is One of the Weirdest Fruits on the Planet

Eat Like a 19th-Century Shaker With This Simple Lemon Pie

Podcast: Tree of 40 Fruits

The Surprising Resilience of the Hog Island Fig

Bake Luxurious 19th-Century Marlborough Pie

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