BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The program Apple a Day will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Kankakee County Extension office, 1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais.

Many gardeners are interested in apple trees but are unaware of which species do well in Illinois. Consider the end use when making your selection. Some apples are best for cooking, others are great for apple cider and others do well for canning. The good news: All apples are great for snacks.

Take the mystery out of growing fresh apples in your own back yard will be James Theuri, Extension small farms/local foods educator; Drusilla Banks, Extension nutrition and wellness educator; and Holly Froning, master gardener coordinator.

Cost is $10. Register by calling 815-933-8337.

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