Apple Sourcing: Growing and Working with Apple Growers

Date & Time: Thursday, January 18, 10:30-11:45 AM

Moderator: Steve Selin

Speakers: Caitlin Braam, Andrew Byers, Randy Kiyokawa, David Glaize

Quality fruit is the primary requirement to produce a quality cider. Having control over your source of fruit is a necessity in order to reliably produce quality cider year after year. This session will discuss nuances of working with fruit growers big and small. Also considerations from contracting with growers to planting your own orchard will be discussed.