Oct/28/2013 09:21 AM
Mark your calendars, Franklin County Cider Days (www.ciderdays.org) is coming up Nov. 2nd and 3rd. Join in celebrating cider, hard and sweet! We will be doing two talks here that weekend,
⁃“A Primer on Organic Orcharding Practices”, Saturday 12:00-1:00
⁃“So you want to be a Commercial Cider Maker”, Sunday 11:30-12:30, with Steve Gougeon and Andy Brennan (The Cidery). We will discuss getting into a small scale, farmstead based approach to commercial cider making. Topics include; regulatory hurdles, scaling up from home fermenting, and marketing/distribution from a two state perspective (MA and NY).
⁃And we’ll have hard cider, sweet cider and doughnuts! Check out their site for schedules (see side bar).