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4-H welcomes fall with fresh, flavorful apples and pecans

Published:   |   Updated: September 18, 2013 at 05:00 PM

LARGO –The annual 4-H apple and pecan sale sponsored by the Pinellas County 4-H Association is now in full swing. This sale is the main fundraiser for the 4-H Association. Each year, the Pinellas County 4-H Association awards $6,000 in grants for 4-H camps and trips, 4-H Legislature, 4-H Congress and, most recently, college scholarships.
 
This year, the sale is featuring yellow delicious and empire apples. Both varieties are excellent for baking, cooking and eating. The apples are priced $44 for a 40-pound bushel, or $24 for a half-bushel. Pecans, halves or pieces are available in 1-pound bags. Specialty milk and dark chocolate-covered pecans are offered in 12-ounce decorative bags. All bags are $11 each.
 
Any 4-H member can take your prepaid order, or orders can be placed through the 4-H Association website at http://pc4hassociation.org. Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Oct. 1. Orders can be picked up from Thursday, Oct. 31 to Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Chester Ochs 4-H Educational Center, 14644 113th Ave. N in Largo.

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