Vergeten fruitrassen, Varieties of Fruit lost in memory,

Cultural Heritage from times long before

Hennie Rossel*


Cultural heritage that needs to be safeguarded from disappearance

* Member of Noordelijke Pomologische Vereniging (NPV) (Northern Pomological Society), Nederlands Fruit Netwerk (Nederlands Fruit Network) (NFN), Kenniscentrum Vrienden van het Oude Fruit (Infomation Centre of Friends of Heirloom Varieties of Fruit), and Fruitgroep Achterhoek (Fruit Association Achterhoek), an informal regional association of individuals in the province of Gelderland interested in historic varieties of fruit. Besides that we maintain contacts with various individuals and organisations within The Netherlands and abroad, with whom we share our interest in, and knowledge of heirloom varieties of fruit.