An Apple A Day

We take it for granted that we can buy fresh fruit year round, but it hasn’t always been that way. This article in “Local Happenings” and ads from the Sept. 27, 1932 Grande Prairie newspaper refers to two train car loads of apples coming in from the Okanagan!

Sept 27 - blog apples car load

appl ads

There are locally grown apples but not enough to meet demand. Here is an article found in the same paper about apples grown by W.D. Albright in Beaverlodge.

Sept 27 blog - Beaverlodge apples

1928 Apple tree W.D. Albright, Beaverlodge, Alberta

1928 Apple tree
W.D. Albright, Beaverlodge, Alberta

 

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W.D. Albright’s 1932 Apple crop from Beaverlodge Experimental Farm.