Mission statement

Through the identification and preservation of forgotten and historically interesting apple, pear, plum and cherry varieties we contribute to safeguarding our cultural heritage and ensure this will be available for future generations.

Hennie Rossel*

* Member of the Northern Pomological Society, and the Research Group ‘Friends of Heirloom Top Fruit. Collaborating with the Museum of Fruit Production, in Kapelle, province of Zeeland (The Netherlands), top fruit Study Group ‘Achterhoek’, province of Gelderland (The Netherlands), and various individuals within the Netherlands and abroad with whom we share and exchange heirloom fruit and information relevant to it.