Eat a Red Apple Day - December 1
Thu, Dec 1, 2022

Eat a Red Apple Day

Eat A Red Apple Day is celebrated in America on December 1st. The date is dedicated to everyone who loves apples! When we talk about it, we always think about the red fruit – it is the sweetest and juiciest. Lovers of green apples, do not be offended, perhaps there will be a holiday and your preferences.

History

Apples have an ancient history! In America, fruits appeared in the 19th year: they were planted by Johnny Appleseed – a real resident of the United States, who later became a folklore hero. One of the legends says that a man sowed grains everywhere so that no one would starve. He was afraid to hurt any living creature, even a worm. In appearance, he was a very poor man, but he could afford much more!

In 1875, apples grew in Peru, Iowa. The farmer could not say where the tree came from, because he did not specifically plant anything. After ripening, he carefully picked the fruit and decided to visit the exhibition taking place in Missouri. This was his best decision – the participants could not see enough of the fruits and wanted to see them on their property. Their rich color drove me crazy! Today it is difficult to imagine life without a delicious fruit.

Interesting facts

Did you know that:

  • researchers say: the apple tree is the first tree that began to be cultivated. It happened around 6500 BC;
  • an apple tree planted in 1647 still bears fruit! The American Peter Stuyvesant planted it in his own garden;
  • there are more than 1000 varieties of fruit, it is difficult to say the exact number – breeders are constantly working to increase them;
  • an apple is a quarter of air – throw the fruit into the water and you will see that it will show off above the surface;
  • a significant part of the nutrients is contained in the peel;
  • red apples contain more pectin.

How to celebrate

Treat yourself to a fresh fruit! Use both separately and in dishes – there are a huge number of them. Check out the recipes, arm yourself with the ingredients and start cooking. Learn about the different varieties and choose the most delicious one! Throw a holiday party and have fun.

When is Eat a Red Apple Day celebrated in 2022?

Eat a Red Apple Day is observed on December 1 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday December 1 2022
Friday December 1 2023
Sunday December 1 2024
Monday December 1 2025
Tuesday December 1 2026

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