Nature, Wonder, and Resilience

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Our Keepsake apples have experienced a roller coaster this year. Or, rather, *we’ve* experienced a roller coaster this year while observing our Keepsake apples. On May 15 this year, the temperature dropped down to between 28 and 29 degrees. Most of the trees were done blossoming and had set their fruit or were in the […]

UK Cidermakers on Pondwater, Rats, and Slugs

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In February, we were lucky to go to Portland for the annual Cider Conference (CiderCon for short). Certainly we felt lucky to be wearing windbreakers and raincoats in February, probably driving native Portlanders crazy with our talk of how nice it was. The best part of being in Portland, though, came from visiting with the conference’s […]

Wassail 2016

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Wassail 2016 will be on Saturday, January 16 from 3:00-6:00. Join us for cider, a bonfire, toast & fixings, and an orchard walk to toast the orchard’s good health. Wassailing is a tradition in English cider orchards to wish the trees good health and a good harvest in the coming year. Though details differ from […]

And Now for Something a Little Different

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On Saturday, October 17, we’re doing a few things a little differently: How do fried grit cakes with a spicy remoulade sauce strike you? Or ground bison empanadas with chimichurri sauce? Or a new cider on our batch-numbered Roundabout label? Or an “after hours” jazz performance from a bass/drum/vibraphone trio? “Different” is sounding pretty good to us! […]