Rose Carter, a junior at Carson High School, had never before noticed the crabapple trees in front of her school.
"I didn't even know these were here," she said.
That is until the 16-year-old joined her culinary arts classmates Wednesday afternoon in harvesting the fruit.
Curiosity got the best of Rose, and she bit into one of the apples she had plucked from a low-hanging branches.
"They're awesome," she exclaimed. "I'm going to come out here at lunch."
But instructor Penny Reynolds had sweeter plans for the harvest.
"I hope we'll get 10 milk crates full," she said. "Ideally, that …