Hard Cider Summer Tour
August 25, 2021
(addl attendee $5.00 ea.)
HostEastern New York Commercial Horticulture
9:30 AM: Stop one: Samascott Orchards https://www.samascott.com/ 5 Sunset Ave, Kinderhook, NY 12106
Visit with Ron and Bryan Samascott to learn about their cider apple production, including new plantings of cider varieties, older varieties that have a revived market with cider producers, and their multi-generational diversified farm.
Travel time: 45 minutes
12:00 PM: Stop two: Indian Ladder https://www.indianladderfarms.... 342 Altamont Road, Altamont, NY 12009
Our lunch stop. Afterwards, we'll hear from Dietrich Gehring and Chris Carballeira about Indian Ladder's apple and cider production.
Travel time: 25 minutes
3:30 PM: Stop three: Nine Pin https://www.ninepincider.com/ 929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Our final stop for the day is an urban cidery in the heart of Albany. We'll learn from Alejandro del Peral about Nine Pin's business growth, fermentation practices, and marketing approaches.
Participants will use their personal vehicles to get from location to location and can join us for whichever stops they are interested in seeing.
If you have any questions, please contact Gregory Peck at firstname.lastname@example.org
Soil Health for Vegetable Growers Workshop
November 1, 2023
Join us for presentations, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations focusing on soil health concepts and best management practices for vegetable growers. Topics include tarping, maintaining soil health in high tunnels, cover cropping, reduced tillage, compost microbiology, and more.
1.75 DEC pesticide recertification credits available in categories 1A, 10, and 23.