Johnny Appleseed

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United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)

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CUTLINE: (1) Ray Dupuis, foreground, joins other members of the Johnny Appleseed Harmonizers as they sing for residents of the Highlands in Fitchburg July 21.
Illinois was dotted with apple trees by the famous John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed, in the early 19th century.
In Johnny Appleseed and the American Orchard, William Kerrigan answers these questions--and many more--with the reliability of a trusted historian and the style of a literary scholar.
In the 1990s AMERICAN FORESTS teamed up with The Johnny Appleseed Museum to grow the Johnny Appleseed tree.
Today we need a modern Johnny Appleseed to spread the gospel of apple ethanol.
Wholesome Heroes with Rick Sowash: Johnny Appleseed is a documentary about the American frontier legend who traveled far and wide, planted apple trees, and spread a message of hope and faith.
One-time Del Fuegos frontman Zanes has become the Johnny Appleseed of what he calls ``age-desegregated'' music.
A growing number of entrepreneurial programs, like the legendary Johnny Appleseed, focus on planting seeds to produce school leaders who will someday lead transformations at the school level.
Today, of course, bin Laden has managed to turn himself into the Johnny Appleseed of terror and Iraq has become the new Afghanistan, churning out a new generation of mujahedin, even as we have failed to secure the old Afghanistan.
Just as Johnny Appleseed carried and planted apple seeds that sprouted throughout the Northwest Territory, there are seed carriers in every organization with the seeds of positive change or a negative reaction to change.
He was the Johnny Appleseed of ballet, criss-crossing the country many times.
Defying the notion that American vegetariasm sprang solely from the 1960's radical counterculture, Vegetarian America examines movements from a wide variety of eras, and the physicians, socialites, feminists and other prominent figures who embraced it, from Johnny Appleseed and the Bible Christians to John Harvey Kellogg and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
The Women's Suffrage Movement, the Mormon Church, Johnny Appleseed, and the Occultist movements all had their origins here.
To his admirers--and they are legion--Reagan was the Johnny Appleseed of conservative thought who should be remembered only for his finest hours.
By going it alone, Nader abandons the work of building an institution, which is especially odd for him, since he views himself as the Johnny Appleseed of citizen groups.