Children will learn the many uses of apples on a late nineteenth/early twentieth century farm.
Time: 30 - 60 minutes
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:
- Origins of apples in North America
- Food preservation in 1900, including apple storage
- Nutritive value of apples
- Uses of apples
- North Carolina apple orchards and nurseries in the nineteenth century