The Washington Cosmic Crisp apple is probably the most famous apple you knew about before actually taking a bite.
The apple, which hit grocery store shelves a month ago, sat on legislators’ desks during Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State speech last week. He referenced the genius of Washington thinking during the event, saying the Cosmic Crisp was one of those big, innovative Washington ideas that became a reality. The new apple is Washington-grown — but it took about 20 years.
Read the rest of the story on the governor's Medium page.