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Celebrating Somerset cider apples

Once again, this year, we’re supporting, Common Ground’s Apple Day on October 21 in celebration of the British apple. The event aims to raise awareness of our national and local varieties and traditional orchards. This year we’ve been doing some research into Somerset’s oldest, traditional cider apple varieties and have found nearly 100 varieties unique […]

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Somerset’s orchards and apples

It is the 26th national Common Ground Apple Day on October 21 and it’s a celebration of all things apple-y and also an event designed to raise awareness of British varieties and traditional orchards. Ninety per cent of Somerset’s orchards have disappeared since 1945, so we’re keen to support events like this that give publicity […]

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