Tag Archive for: volunteers

The Tyranny of the Harvest – Looking for Honeycrisp Lovers

August 29, 2020 You can watch summer squash grow. Just have a seat. The plant explodes with six at once. You are hurriedly trying to remember who likes squash, before the fruits look like footballs. “Would you like to take a yellow squash?”, I asked a volunteer at the end of his shift. “Oh no, […]

6th Annual Fest is the Best!

October 3, 2016 Half way through our 6th annual cider fest I strolled down the path and saw volunteers Jennifer and Liz sitting comfortably on the orchard bench, feet dangling. I realized then that the number and quality of volunteers at this year’s Cider Fest were so superb that these two hard workers were able […]

City Matching Grant Transforms Community Orchard

February 15, 2016 It’s time to review 13 months of orchard infrastructure work, an extensive effort funded with a Seattle Department of Neighborhood (DON) Matching Grant. We are especially thankful to Allynn Ruth (DON) for securing a four-month extension of time to complete our work. Construction took longer because we did most of the work […]