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Soul or soil?

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Planning

Planning is a winter task

Grafting your own trees?

Scionwood of 100 varieties and limited rootstock. See Scionwood, rootstock page. The collection is to share. Fees partially support the time. Scionwood is cut and offered for a small donation at local Fruit Growing organizations as well-typically in March. It is a fundraiser from…

Last days of pyo

Today, 19th October, we have fresh and frozen (always available) Cider, and what is left to pick in the field are rough Braeburns, Quince, 30# Hudson’s Golden Gem, Rubinette. There are a few hundred pounds of drops/gleaners. $5/person, includes 2 1/2 # basket each…

TIPPING THE SCALE: Zabergau Reinette

My favorite apple so far…the homely brown ones in the photo. Some years it fails. This years it stands up to the best of the intensely flavored apples, like Belle de Boskoop (below), Karmijn de Sonneville, Ashmead’s Kernal, Spitzenburg and Crimson Topaz. With its…

Event-Berry Bliss this Saturday 9th 9 to 1

BERRY BLISS 2nd weekend of July ¬†Saturday the 9th, come out for berry breakfast, Smorgasbord-style. Graze the farm berries, complement wild things, the sacred stillness. Dye your hands, de-ox your belly-vitality, glowing eyes result. We have Blueberries, Raspberries, Jostaberries, Gooseberries and a few more…

Feature Plants

Serviceberries at skipley farm

The Ribes Tribe:¬†Gooseberries, Currants and their crosses-e.g. Jostaberry: We have 18 native species that grow in the NW. To this end we have an equal number of associated pests. On the farm we typically stand to loose about 50 to 60% of the fruit…

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