Northern California is wine country, but there was a long history of apple orchards before vineyards came to dominate the landscape. Now, some locals are hoping their beloved Gravenstein apple and its cider can carve out a space in Sonoma County. Jennie Cecil Moore tells the story.
[Ed. note: The Gravenstein Apple Fair takes place every August in Sebastapol, CA. For further apple-related content, check the links below.]
Jennie Cecil Moore is a Seattle radio producer whose work explores culture, art, food, and history. Her public broadcasting career has taken her to San Francisco, Paris, and Boston. She teaches storytelling with schools and non-profits, including the Pike Place Market Foundation.