September 2010

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    Cider and Apple News Roundup

    Yup, it’s fall!  So the cider news ticker is exploding.  Some of our recent mentions for your perusal follow… From the lovely and talented Sarah Chappell on Palate Press, an overview of cider today in the US.  This segment makes the cut due to David Flaherty’s spot-on description of Steve Wood, our very own grower […]

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    Pick-Your-Own 2010 (Seek Your Own?) is so much fun!

    Sounds kind of obvious perhaps but the iffiness of Pick-Your-Own this year has reminded us of how much we love it. The Big 2010 Apple Shortage originally caused us to decide against offering PYO at the start of the season. Then after two weeks in the retail tent with no pick-your-own we opened up Big […]

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    VT CiderFest Oct 2; West Coast Summit Recap

    David White, a cider enthusiast on the West Coast, was lucky enough to attend last weekend’s Cider Summit N.W., which was a combination benefit and cider tasting.  Whole Foods Market co-sponsored the event and many cider makers were on hand to discuss their ciders. Dave wrote about the event on his Old Time Cider blog […]

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    Xerces Society and Poverty Lane Orchards

    The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide, harnessing the knowledge of scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation programs. Recently, the Xerces Society mentioned Steve’s commitment to habitat preservation […]

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    September 11 Cider Summit, Left Coast Style…

    Congratulations to our colleagues from Wandering Aengus Ciderworks!  They’ve helped begin a Northwest Cider Association, and also are leading the charge for real ciders next by helping put together the first Cider Summit in Seattle. So Seattle area peeps, be sure to get your fill of US, UK and Canuck ciders for a benefit tasting […]