Apple Smorgasbord

Essential role of "Women of the (Fruit) Ridge" presented Thursday evening

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-20-2012 under NONPROFITS

Ahh . . . the spectacular spring blossoms of sweet-smelling apple, peach, cherry and other fruit trees will soon be in bloom along "The Ridge," the legendary area northwest of Grand Rapids known for its breathtaking rolling hills and...

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Glance at the Past - Apple Smorgasbord

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

West of the Grand River was home of the Peach Ridge Growers Association formed in 1928.  Farmers found the peachy soil to be just right for growing apples.  The first apple smorgasbord was held in 1951 to build community through a growers...

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