• About Farnum Hill Ciders

    About Farnum Hill Ciders

    On Farnum Hill, we use the word “cider” to mean an alcoholic beverage fermented from particular apples, just as “wine” is fermented from particular grapes. (Fresh apple juice is – well – fresh apple juice, or ‘sweet cider.’) Cider is a word that covers an enormous variety of adult beverages made from apples. Our style […]

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  • The Orchards

    The Orchards

    Most people are ready for heat, but we’re  grateful for this slow-poke Spring.  To understand why early warmth spells trouble for northerly fruit growers, read on for our laments from 2012 and, earlier, 2010.  But this year? Early Spring is one worry we just don’t have. The little apple buds were wrapped up tight until […]

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  • Last of the SNOW

    Last of the SNOW

    Newton loves snow. He wouldn’t mind moving to Alaska or Greenland, someplace with a five-minute summer.  Without snow he makes do with mud. So for no good reason we’ve posted a few  photos of Newton in his favorite season. If more cute ones turn up you may find them here later. We promise to take […]

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