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That's Al-BE-marle Pippin to you

I was unaware of this, but it seems that our beloved local apple, the Albemarle Pippin, is in fact a native of New York (just like Your Correspondent, here).  The Big Apple has decided to get serious about jettisoning the image of the vile-tasting but very photogenic Red Delicious Apple in favor of the homely-but-yummy Pippin.  This all goes along nicely with the cresting wave of the local food movement, as well.  A blog entry