Back to Our Roots

The fundamentals of life at Athol Orchards are simple: a tight-knit family, a love for all things apple, and a deep appreciation

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The Fall Harvest—in a Pie

As American as apple pie. It’s an expression commonly used to describe something that completely encapsulates the American character. But surprisingly, the

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Metal Benders

Jose Lemus was facing a new challenge on a recent workday. The custom order from one of Dana Creath’s two dozen showroom

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Toward the Finish Line

Sacramento resident John Almeda, 27, has nonverbal autism. However, that developmental condition does not stop him from running marathons. Remarkably, the endurance

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Inspiring a Son

Growing up in a Chinese-American community in downtown Sacramento, California, Paul C. Dong rose above adversity. He was the eldest child in

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The Maverick Engineer

The hourlong flight across lower Michigan was nearing completion when Ed Cole found himself in fog on his approach to Kalamazoo. It

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An Artistic Mission

Growing up in Salzburg, Austria, Johanna Schwaiger was constantly surrounded by beautiful art—from the city’s Baroque architecture to majestic fountains and public

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