Meet Author Russell Steven Powell

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September 26, 2014

From: Lyman Orchards

Come out to the farm to meet author Russell Steven Powell, writer of Apples of New England, a history of apple growing in the region. Photographer Bar Lois Weeks, whose work artistically captures the beauty of the apple crop, will join Russell. Apples of New England, describes more than 200 apple varieties discovered, grown, or sold in New England.

Russell will be reading from and signing copies of Apples of New England, beginning at 1pm in the Apple Barrel market.

Russell served 13 years as executive director of the New England Apple Association from 1998 to 2011, and since then has been its senior writer. He publishes the weblog newenglandorchards.org, and is the author of America's Apple (Brook Hollow Press, 2012). He was founding editor and publisher of New England Watershed Magazine, named Best New Publication of 2006 by Utne Reader. Rusell produced and directed the award-winning video documentary Shack Time (2001), about the artist shacks in the dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore, and his oil paintings have been exhibited in New York City and Cape Cod.

Date: October 24, 2014.

Venue:
Apple Barrel Market
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT 06455.

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