Orchards October 13, 2014 Orchards and fruit trees have been literally ‘at the core’ of local culture and settlements, and central to economies and cuisine for generations — Ian D. Rotheram Bean finds the best apple in our tree and hands it up to me. “You know what this tastes like when you first bite into it?” she asks. ”No, what?” ”Blue sky.” ”You’re zoomed.” ”You ever eat blue sky?””No,” I admit. ”Try it sometime,” she says. “It’s apple-flavored. — Rodman Philbrick Further reading Orchard Heritage It's all about apples and pears in the orchard at Wisley Nigel Slater's apple crumble (recipe) Curated by Annie Spratt Annie Spratt is a lover of nature with a passion for photography from the United Kingdom Website Instagram Pinterest Twitter Subscribe Folklings updates weekly. If you would like to receive a gentle, visual reminder each week please subscribe here. Email Address Sign Up We respect your privacy. Thank you!