ISSUE 96  |  Garden to Table

To Market: Bushel Baskets from New Hampshire

November 06, 2013 8:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

From the heart of New Hampshire’s apple picking country come these handmade bushel baskets, to take to the orchard this month–and to use for a multitude of other storage tasks after apple season ends:

 

Above: Three sizes of Handmade Picking Baskets are available at prices ranging from $30.95 to $41.50 apiece from Kaufmann Mercantile.

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Above: The sturdy baskets have riveted leather handles attached to planed ash.

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Above: For more apple orchards, see California’s Best Apples.

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Above: For the world’s best cider brandy, see A Visit to Somerset: Temperley’s.

N.B.: This is an update of a post originally published October 23, 2012.