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Posts tagged orchards

July 5, 2017

 

Beehives in an apiary

Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of California’s Great Hive Heist

This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County.

June 28, 2017

 

Fallen Fruit's public art installations

This Art Group Installs Pick-Your-Own-Fruit Parks Around LA

Since 2004, Fallen Fruit has been planting fruit trees around Los Angeles. The trees produce hundreds of pounds of produce a year — all free to the public.

June 13, 2017

 

Willow Drive Nursery

How New Roots Are Driving An Apple Renaissance

The apple renaissance of recent years has given us new varieties, but that's only half the story. Another revolution is happening below ground in the roots.

May 4, 2017

 

Bruce Barritt with apple tree

Washington Apple Growers Sink Their Teeth Into Cosmic Crisp

A new apple variety is on its way. It's called Cosmic Crisp, and farmers in Washington state are planting these trees by the millions.

March 23, 2017

 

farmers in a sweet potato field

Fearful Farmers Rush To Find ‘Guest Workers’

Immigration lawyers are getting calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." Farmers worry they'll lose existing workers to an immigration crackdown.

September 20, 2014

 

paw paws

Magic Of Cider, Art Of Coffee Roasting, Season Of Paw Paws

Maria Kennedy walks us through the cider making process, from apple to bottle. Paw paw cookies with Chef Daniel Orr. And, coffee roasting on a small scale.

August 2, 2014

 

tree in community orchard

Urban Food Forestry, Pickled Eggs, Dumpster Diving

Megan Betz on why we see so few community orchards in the U.S. Harvest Public Media looks at Right To Farm legislation. Then, pickled eggs and dumpster diving.

July 15, 2014

 

Moon Farm owner Dave Moon

States Working Out The Kinks To Keep Ag Tourism Growing

Agritourism is becoming bigger business all over the Midwest, with more than 2,000 farms boasting some kind of agritourism.

May 15, 2012

Labor Of Love 

garden beds

Dandy Beginnings At A New Cooperative

Dandelion Village begins clearing, planting and construction on a new eco-minded cooperative.

November 5, 2011

Thanksgiving Side 

Apple Pie Risotto

Gorgonzola, Apple And Cranberry Risotto

'Tis the season to pick apples, and what better way to use them than this recipe that can be used as a side for Thanksgiving.

November 22, 2010

Fun With Baking 

Apple Being Sliced For Crisp

Seasonal Fruit Baked Into An Easy Apple Crisp

For locavores, apples are the perfect fall food, and this apple crisp is the perfect fall dessert!

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