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6th Annual Heirloom Apple Event

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | All Events (see all)

Historic Seattle’s 6th Annual Heirloom Apple Event

Occupants of Wallingford’s Good Shepherd Center have been caring for an urban orchard of apple trees for over 100 years. This year’s virtual event included a guided tour of the unique heirloom apple varieties from this year’s harvest at the Good Shepherd Center, cider making 101, and the how-tos of apple breeding and production. Click here to watch the recording of the event.

Check out the list, below, of resources and events for your continued apple exploration and enjoyment:

Click here for the 6th Annual Heirloom Apple Event Pamphlet

Fall 2020 Apple Happenings
City Fruit Celebrates 2020 Join City Fruit on Sunday, October 25th, for a cider tasting and virtual trivia event.

Fall 2020 Apple Picking
Jones Creek Farms (through October 26th)
Bellewood Farms (through October 31st)

Apple Resources
How to Taste Apples Like a Professional
Hardy Fruit Tree Nursery
Apple Varieties
Cooking with Apples
Email Lori Bracken (lorineb@mindspring.com) for Apple Identification
Video: The hunt for lost apple varieties

Cider Resources
Cider Tasting 101
Video: Intro to Cider Tasting with Fremont’s Schilling Cider House

A big THANK YOU to our incredible presenters and partners for sharing their time and expertise with us!
Tara Macdonald, Good Shepherd Center
Barb Burrill, Seattle Orchard Steward
Dr. Jenny Bolivar-Medina, WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Program
Paul Brookshire, Cider Enthusiast
Laura Cherry, Dragon’s Head Cider
Marshall Petryni, Greenwood Cider
Chris Dawe, Press Then Press


Original Event Description:
Our 6th Annual Heirloom Apple Event is going virtual this year!

Occupants of Wallingford’s Good Shepherd Center have been caring for an urban orchard of apple trees for over 100 years. Tune in for a guided tour of the unique heirloom apple varieties from this year’s harvest at the Good Shepherd Center and learn the basics of cider making and apple breeding from a team of apple experts.

Stop by your preferred farmers market or grocery store before the event to pick up a couple of apples for our virtual apple tasting – one of your favorites and something new!

Click here to purchase* hard ciders from Press Then Press for our first-ever hard cider tasting! Choose between the Historic Seattle Two-Pack for $28 or the Historic Seattle Six-Pack for $70. Both options include ciders from our featured cideries, Dragon’s Head and Greenwood.

Details

Date:
October 15, 2020
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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