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South Sound Fruit Society – October 2020 Meeting

Tuesday, October 6th at 7pm we will be having a general meeting and discussion of this year’s harvest, the good, the bad and the ugly are all welcome, except for the discussion of politics. Let it be a vacation from … Continue reading

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Events Canceled until Further Notice

GRuB has decided, which makes a lot of sense as Thurston County has it’s first reported case of Corona Virus, to cancel all indoor events at GRuB. So this Sunday’s tool sharpening event is cancelled and Tuesday meetings are cancelled … Continue reading

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Bud Grafting

Collecting Bud Wood

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Covering Fruit Trees : City Fruit Experiment

B. Burrill City Fruit – WCFS Grant Report January 2019

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List of Scion and Rootstock for SSFS Grafting Workshop 3/2/19

Preliminary List of Scions for the SSFS Grafting Workshop 3/2/2019 Apples Alkemene, Ashmead’s Kernel,  Balowany Russet, Black Twig, Blenheim Orange, Braeburn, Bramley’s Seedling, Breakwell Seedling, Calville Blanc d’Hiver, Chehalis, Cox’s Orange Pippin, “East German”, Egremont Russet, Empire, Enterprise, Fall Limbertwig, … Continue reading

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SSFS March 2019 Meeting: Fertilization for Nutrient Dense Fruit

Steve Smith will share his results, recommendation and enthusiasm on how to grow flavorful and nutrient-dense fruit based on his many years of growing at his farm and 140 tree mixed orchard. The meeting is on March 5th from 7 … Continue reading

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SSFS Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning at Harmony Farm Preserve

Hello everyone, Due to the weather forecast for this weekend, we have decided to cancel the Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop that was scheduled for this Saturday, February 9th. We plan to reschedule and will let you know when the new … Continue reading

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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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