Searching For Long Lost Apples With "The Apple Whisperer"

Jul 23, 2013


In the mid-1800s the United States was home to more than fifteen thousand varieties of apple - two thousand in New England alone.  That diversity was pretty much wiped out by the growth of industrial agriculture and today, only a few varieties remain…at least in the supermarket.  John Bunker , a man known as the apple whisperer, is on a quest to find, save and preserve long lost types of apples.

If you have an old mysterious apple tree, John wants to hear from you! Email him at: