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Next Webinar March 6th

Our next Webinar will be Saturday March 6th at 10 am. The schedule is: Selection and care of Fruit Trees for the Home Gardener by Bob Baines.  Annual Membership Meeting Grafting presentation by Bill Davis. Question and answers about growing … Continue reading

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Webinar this Saturday February 13th at 10 am

We will start with a short video on how to cut and store scionwood, which is something that should be done now. After that Bob Baines will give a presentation on how to prune neglected apple and pear trees. Finally … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Norton

We have received news that Dr. Bob Norton, who was the the supervisor for Washington Sate University’s Research Station at Mount Vernon for 30 years starting in the early 60’s, passed away yesterday. Dr. Norton was a frequent speaker at … Continue reading

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Educational Webinars to start on February 13th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that we will begin a series of educational webinars for 2021. In March our Winter Field Day with Annual Membership Meeting will take place during the webinar, since we are unable to have it at … Continue reading

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A Great Loss

Our Fruit Garden Designer, past president and long term board member, Kristan Johnson, passed away this month on November 17th. Kristan was hired by WWFRF in 1997 to design the Fruit Garden and he ended up designing the basic layout … Continue reading

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What’s coming next?

We are making plans for next year and all we can tell you right now is that our Winter Field Day with Annual Membership Meeting will take place online. We are hoping to be able to make scion wood available … Continue reading

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Apple & Pear pickup info email was sent to current members

The email was sent to current members about 10 days ago. If you are a current member and have not signed up for a time slot coming this Saturday the 10th, and cannot find the info email please send an … Continue reading

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Apple & Pear Day pickup information email coming soon

We are still working out the details, but those of you with current memberships will receive their emails with information about how to get a time slot for the Apple and Pear Pickup day by Thursday, September 24th. October 10th … Continue reading

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Apple and Pear Day alternative

Due to Covid 19 restrictions our Sample the Apple & Pear Harvest day is cancelled. However, we are working on an alternative way to distribute fruit to our members. The newsletter will be coming out by email at the end … Continue reading

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Winter Field Day Cancelled!

We are sorry to have to announce that our Winter Field Day, which was to take place this Saturday, the 7th of March, is cancelled due to concerns over the Coronavirus. Several of our speakers have cancelled and other people … Continue reading

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