Fwd: [NAFEX] American Slow-Food "Hall of Fame"

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Wed Mar 9 12:03:43 EST 2005


They include "Ben Davis"! in their "ark of taste".  Now Ben Davis is 
undoubtedly worth preserving as it has many good qualities and is 
probably a useful breeding parent.  But I've never heard anyone make a 
favorable comment about it's flavor.

Ginda

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> From: "Michael D. Bathrick" <bathrick at berkshire.net>
> Date: March 9, 2005 11:45:15 AM EST
> To: "'North American Fruit Explorers'" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: RE: [NAFEX] American Slow-Food "Hall of Fame"
> Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>
> Here's the apple list -
> http://www.slowfoodusa.org/ark/heritage_apples.html
>
> They have a lot of sites associated with the slow Food movement -
> it's a little hard to find things at times.
>
> Mike
>
> Michael D. Bathrick
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
>> [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Lisa
> Almarode
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 10:19 AM
>> To: North American Fruit Explorers
>> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] American Slow-Food "Hall of Fame"
>>
>> Is there a full list somewhere?  Seems to me the link just
>> points to new foods voted onto the ark.  For example, surely
>> they would have selected some apples...
>>
>>> It's interesting to see which cultivars Slow-Food has
>> nominated to its
>>> "Ark of Taste", a sort of hall of fame meaning these
>> connoseurs have
>>> decided its the best.
>>> Click on:  Slow-FoodArk of Taste
>>
>>
>> Lisa in Ashland Oregon
>> USDA Z7 - Sunset Z7 - 1800' - 19" annual rainfall
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