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Farm Tour Diaries: Washington Apple Harvest

Just how did all those perfect apples get from the tree to your grocery store? Chances are, a lot of them came from Washington State—where around 65 percent of the country's apples are grown. To see the fall harvest of my fave crunchy fruit first-hand, I recently toured the orchards and packing facility of Rainier Fruit Company, a family-owned operation based in Yakima Valley.