Author Archives: Brian Williams

SSFS Nov 2018 Meeting: Maple Syrup and Apple Cider

Peg Amandes will talk about making maple syrup from our native Big Leaf Maples and other trees growing in the Pacific Northwest. Brian Williams will talk about the basics of brewing hard cider at home. There are many apples this … Continue reading

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Oct 2018 SSFS Meeting : Preserving the Harvest

The October 2018 South Sound Fruit  Meeting topic is Preserving the Harvest by Peg Amandes and Francesca Ritson. They will talk about different methods of food preservation, different fruits that grow in the area and much more. It will be … Continue reading

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Sept 2018 SSFS Meeting: Apple Identification

Sept 2018 South Sound Fruit Society Meeting Jean Williams is speaking at the  meeting on Sept 4th on Apple Identification. Bring your apples so we can admire and taste. The meeting is at Grub, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, at … Continue reading

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August 2018 Meeting: Irrigation

South Sound Fruit Society Members and Friends, The meeting on August 7th is going to be David Muehleisen, PhD, Evergreen Faculty member and Farm Coordinator, talking about irrigation: Being Water Wise in Your Home Orchard. The meeting is at Grub, … Continue reading

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June 2018 Meeting: Conversation with Bill Horn

South Sound Fruit Society Members and Friends, The topic of this month’s meeting program is a Conversation with Bill Horn. He has been active and past president in the Tahoma chapter of the WCFS. Currently he is managing the WCFS … Continue reading

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May 1st SSFS Meeting : Soils and Tree Fruit Fertility

The May 2018 South Sound Fruit Society Meeting : Stephen G. Bramwell (County Director & Agriculture Faculty Washington State University Thurston County Extension) Will talk about Tree Fruit Fertility Management May 1st, 7 PM to 9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, … Continue reading

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April 2018 SSFS Meeting : Unusual Fruits and Nuts

The April 2018 South South Sound Fruit Society meeting, Tuesday April 3rd, will be on Unusual Fruits and Nuts by Michael Dolan of Burnt Ridge Nursery from 7 to 9pm SSFS meets at Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, Wa … Continue reading

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Scion wood at Grafting Workshop 2018

SSFS Partial Scion List 2018   Apples Akane American Beauty Ashmead’s Kernel Baldwin Belle De Boskoop Bramely Seedling Brown Snout Brushy Mountain Limbertwig Bulmer’s Norman Campfield Cap of Liberty Chehalis Chestnut Crab Claygate Pearmain Cox Orange Pippen Crow Egg – … Continue reading

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SSFS Grafting Workshop: March 17th

The SSFS Grafting workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 17th, from 10 to 2. We will have a lecture and demonstration of grafting apple scion wood to rootstock, there will be scion wood of many kinds of apples, pears, and … Continue reading

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SSFS March 2018 Meeting : Rootstocks

The March 2018 SSFS meeting will be on Rootstocks by a staff person from Raintree Nursery. The talk will be on Tuesday March 6th, from 7 – 9 at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia. We will cover … Continue reading

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