National Apple Day is an annual celebration held in the USA and Canada on 21st October. Apple Day day is dedicated to a fruit that is filled with Calories, Carbs, Fiber, Potassium Vitamin C, and K. Let us tell you there are about 7,500 varieties of apples growing in different regions of the world. Apples grow best on well-drained, loam soils. In UK Alone there are 2,500 varieties of apples available at grocery stores. As per recent data of 2019/20, the World’s most populated country, China are the leading producer of Apples. As per Data, China produces 41 million metric tons of Apples each Crop year.
When is Apple Day in the USA, and Canada?
Every Year, 21st October is celebrated as National Apple Day in the USA and Canada to celebrate all the things made from Apple, from Apple Sauce to Apple Butter.
History, and Significance
As per studies, some of the earliest apple trees were cropped in the mountains of Kazakhstan about 10 to 20 million years ago. The data says, people started eating apples in about 50,000 BC, and in 6,500 BC people carried their seeds to West Asia and East China.
The credit of growing the first Apple Tree in the North American region goes to French Jesuits in the late sixteenth century.
Apple Day was created by the U.K.-based charity organization Common Ground on October 21st of 1990. Their aim was to create awareness among people about the importance of diversity in different communities.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said – That there was a decline of 4% in world apple production in 2020/21, because of severe spring frost in China’s northwest provinces.
Activities and Ideas
- Give an apple to the teacher
- Enjoy a simple apple snack
- Host an apple feast
- Read Apples Books like – Ten Apples up on Top by dr. Seuss, Up, Up, Up it’s Apple Picking Time, and A Day in the Apple Orchard