Apples and the North Carolina Economy

Objective:

Children will learn about the importance of apples to North Carolina’s economy of 1900, apple uses, caring for an orchard, and preservation efforts to save old southern heirloom apples.

Time: 30 - 60 minutes
Presentation:

Have available a variety of fresh apples and apple products (such as dried apples, apple butter, applehead doll) to use as props.

Points to cover:
Associated Activities: 

Applehead Dolls -- 20 mins.

Apple Tasting -- 20 - 25 mins.

Cider -- 20 - 30 mins.

Fried Pies -- 20 - 40 mins.

Apple Cobbler -- 50 - 60 mins.