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Helen Sep 3, 2008 07:57 AM

Anyone come across these yet? I assumed the season was starting but haven't seen any in the stores at all yet. Just love these apples.

  1. Kagemusha Sep 3, 2008 08:40 AM

    You're early by a couple of weeks. Best bet for these is usually u-pick or farmgate around the fringes of the GTA.

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      Minnow Sep 3, 2008 08:42 AM

      I've seen them at farmers' markets. I think saw them at Nathan Phillips Square last week, and I bought some at Liberty Village on Sunday.

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        T42 Sep 3, 2008 11:20 AM

        They also have them, when they are ready, at the North St Lawrence Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. Usually they are behind the counter not out on the front display.

        1. thought_for_food Sep 3, 2008 12:54 PM

          They have also had them at the East York farmers' market in the past, though I didn't see them there yet this year.

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            cherrypicker1972 Oct 7, 2008 09:34 AM

            I just bought some last night at Loblaws at Gerrard and Vic Park. Expensive but worth every penny.

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            Mila Oct 7, 2008 10:41 AM

            Wednesday at City Hall market and Whole Foods. They are delicious now, run down your chin juices.

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              pearlD Oct 7, 2008 01:40 PM

              I saw some at Loblaw's Dupont & Christie last Saturday...they were $2.49 per pound.

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              Chocolatemama Oct 7, 2008 02:42 PM

              I went apple picking at the Applewood Farm at McCowan and Stouffville and they were ready. Very tasty!

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                panko Oct 8, 2008 03:42 PM

                Do you know how much the pre-picked honeycrisp bags were? I thought $17 plus admission of $3 per person was too much for a bag of apples!

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                  Kagemusha Oct 8, 2008 03:50 PM

                  Honey Crisps are marginally pricier at the Mississauga/Brampton orchards I visit but not radically out of line with what I'd expect to pay for other "Large Fancy" grade apples. They're all pricier this year!

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                swissmissy Oct 7, 2008 02:48 PM

                I bought a bunch at Longo's. They were really, really juicy. They were completley worth the more expensive price.

                1. JonasBrand Oct 7, 2008 07:19 PM

                  Saw some at Loblaws on Queen's Quay.

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                    hautecocoa Oct 8, 2008 06:41 AM

                    I'm beginning to think all Loblaw's will have them. Just bought some from Loblaw's St. Clair last night.

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                      soupkitten Oct 8, 2008 03:50 PM

                      dudes. one word, please. honeycrisp. one word, not 2, honeycrisp, no space, is the name of the apple.

                      2 words, then you're describing a naturally sweetened crumb-topped dessert.

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                        gttahaveit Oct 8, 2008 06:04 PM

                        Greengrocer at the north-east corner of Euclid and Queen W has them too.

                      2. jo_jo_ba Oct 8, 2008 07:52 PM

                        I found bags of them at Loblaws in Oshawa, and at the farmers market here too. Just discovered "Red Free" apples last weekend, they're awesome!

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                          jayseeca Oct 8, 2008 09:38 PM

                          Just got a big bag at No Frills at Dundas/Lansdowne... probably not the best, but still crisp and tasty!

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