From left, Kaden Lake, Ariella Pacheco, Kieran Perret, Quinn Giessow, Isabella King, Gus Moss-King, Ian Will, Connor Marshall, Aila Fischer, Teagan Perret and Julian Maceda, students at Rancho Encinitas Academy, 910 Encinitas Blvd., had a great day picking Granny Smith apples at Corcoran Ranch in Ramona. The harvest trip came after the children had spent a couple of weeks learning about how apples grow and when they are harvested. At the ranch, they learned about Granny Smith apples, in particular, and how each new tree is grafted from a mature tree. Courtesy photo