This two and half day professional development workshop will provide students with
a better understanding of the complexity of apples for cider making. Taught at Tieton
Cider Works by their cider maker, Marcus Robert, Cider Fruit Selection is a unique
workshop and lecture program on the topics of apples, horticulture, testing for ripeness,
and fruit selection will give cider makers the detailed knowledge required to make a
delicious and unique cider.
Workshop Topics and Events include:
Apple Growing History
Basic Pome Horticulture
Apple Variety Characteristics
Harvest Conditions, Timing, & Techniques
Testing for Ripeness
Orchard Visit - Campbell Orchards
Washington Fruit and Produce Co Tour
Class will take place at Tieton Cider Works in beautiful Yakima, WA.
Dates: September 20, 21, 22, 2017
To best provide an interactive and personal experience, the Cider Fruit Selection workshop
will be limited to 30 participants. Please contact Katie Kuntz at 509-963-1386 or at Katie.Kuntz@cwu.edu
if you have any questions, dietary restrictions, or require local hotel information.
Hope to see you in Yakima!