Wisconsin apples, Brown County candy history

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Honeycrisp apples
Honeycrisp apples. WyldWoods (WW.N) (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

A new exhibit in Green Bay tells the story of the area’s long history of candy making. We learn more about what’s in store for visitors. We also talk with a Wisconsin apple historian documenting as many varieties of apples as he can.

Featured in this Show

  • Candy history in Brown County

    The executive director of Green Bay’s Neville Public Museum shares some of the region’s history in the candy industry — which is on display in a new exhibition at the museum.

  • Preserving Wisconsin's history of apples

    Wisconsin has a more in-depth history of native apples than many people realize. We talk to an apple historian about the hundreds of varieties in the state and his efforts to document and preserve them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Beth Kowalski Guest
  • Dan Bussey Guest

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