Apples come in just about as many varieties as there are uses for them. Though they are available year round, fresh apples are in abundance in fall. Applesauce and canned apples can be used in many recipes.
USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.
Recipes containing apples from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.
Apple: Nutrition. Selection. STorage
Produce for Better Health Foundation.
This page contains nutrition information for apples and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Apples, that gives new and different ways to add this fruit to your diet.
Apples and More
University of Illinois Extension.
Web site includes apple facts, varieties, recipes, education, history & legends. Also includes information about preserving and growing apples, and selection and uses. Web sites also available in Spanish
Apples: A Guide to Selection and Use
Ohio State University Extension.
Fact sheet reviews the many varieties of apples and which are best suited to particular uses.
US Apple: Educators
United States Apple Association.
Web site contains tools to promote the nutrition and health benefits of apples and processed apple foods. It is a great source for apple health education programs, information and resources. Site contains brochures, teachers guides, and a newsletter for health educators.
State Apple Associations
Several states have their own committees and associations for apples, which contains numerous resources on apples. These include:
- California Apple Commission
- Connecticut Apple Marketing Board
- Michigan Apple Committee
- Minnesota Apple Growers Association
- New York Apple Association
- Ohio Apple Marketing Program
- Pennsylvania Apple Marketing Program
- Virginia Apple Growers Association
- Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association
- Washington Apple Commission
Apples: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (PDF | 233 KB)
Utah State University Cooperative Extension.
This document contains a broad overview of apples including availability, selection, storage, and preparation. Nutrition highlights and recipes containing apples are also included.