Montezuma orchard project tests apple market

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Montezuma orchard project tests apple market

Orchard rehab infrastructure is needed
Forty orchard owners and growers attended a meeting at the Dolores Community Center to learn the ins and outs of bringing back the local apple market.
Apple harvests like these were more common 100 years ago. A local orchard project is trying to bring the market back.
Northwest Mobile Juicing of Montana set up an apple pressing and packaging plant in a Lebanon orchard last fall. Local orchard owners were paid $3,500 for their apples. Cideries, including one from the Front Range, bought the juice.

Montezuma orchard project tests apple market

Forty orchard owners and growers attended a meeting at the Dolores Community Center to learn the ins and outs of bringing back the local apple market.
Apple harvests like these were more common 100 years ago. A local orchard project is trying to bring the market back.
Northwest Mobile Juicing of Montana set up an apple pressing and packaging plant in a Lebanon orchard last fall. Local orchard owners were paid $3,500 for their apples. Cideries, including one from the Front Range, bought the juice.
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