A Modest Appreciation

Last week, I watched my neighbor press apple juice by hand as a demonstration for local school children. It’s something he’s been doing for a few years, taking his smaller apple press around to various village schools or inviting them up to the farm so kids can see what’s been going on here for generations.…

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Cider, hot off the presses!

I came home from a run to find this jug of fresh cider perched on my doorstep, courtesy of my cider-pressing neighbor. My favorite part, besides the delicious nectar I know is inside, is the friendly packaging for family and friends only – the ancient Spanish wine jug, rinsed, sterilized, reused. The organic, orchard home…

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