LEWISTON — The Apple Gala will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center of Maine,
208 Bates St. The evening will
begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $25 apiece and can be purchased at the

More widely grown than any other tree fruit, the apple holds a special place in history, culture and the kitchen. Yet there are hundreds more alluring and delicious varieties of apples than ever found at the grocery store. Attendees will learn more about the diversity, magic, and sweetness of the apple at the Apple Gala.

Local farmers will share stories of how different heirloom varieties of apples made it from tree to plate. A three-course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Scott Johnson from the Blair Hill Inn in Greenville will be served, using the heirlooms and other ingredients.

Proceeds from the event will go to Nutrition Center community cooking, gardening and emergency food programs. For more information
or to reserve a ticket, contact 513-3844 or
[email protected]

The Nutrition Center of Maine is one of the newest health services offered by St. Mary’s Health System. Located in downtown Lewiston, the center provides nutrition-related services for all residents in the community and is a resource for others in the state doing similar work.

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