Category Archives: Events

Rhode Island: Vanishing Orchards Film

At the 2013 American Folklore Society annual conference held in Providence, Rhode Island two weeks ago, there was, miraculously, a session on Rhode Island orchard traditions.  Ann Hoog from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress was on … Continue reading

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NY Cider Week: Food Systems Network NYC, New York Apples and the Growing Hard Cider Industry

This Food Systems Network NYC event was co-Hosted by Glynwood, Slow Food NYC, and 61 Local. The event brought together Sara Grady from Glynwood and three orchardists and cider makers from the Hudson Valley region. Tim Dressel from Kettleborough Cider … Continue reading

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NY Cider Week: Northern Spy Cider Dinner 2013

After our invigorating and intellectually stimulating tipple at Proletariat with Aaron Burr Cider, Challey and I proceeded on our way to the Northern Spy Cider Dinner.  I will spare you descriptions and simply post the link to the menu paired … Continue reading

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NY Cider Week: Meet the Cider Maker – Aaron Burr Cider’s Andy Brennan @ Proletariat

Crowded into a long narrow bar in the East Village called the Proletariat, where a steady stream of changing craft beers on tap lures beer geeks, a group of about 20-30 folks waited in the dim glow for the arrival … Continue reading

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New York Cider Stuff! – A taste of things to come

Finding Lots to share on the blog this week!  Here’s another interesting piece on a New York cider maker, stolen from the NY Cider Week feed.  I am really looking forward to going to New York Cider Week and will … Continue reading

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Final Cider Con Catch-Up

Apologies for my week-late final post on Cider Con – I was laid low with a cold and moving into a new house, so I neglected my follow-up. However, here is another summary / partial-transcript depicting Friday morning’s panel of … Continue reading

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Cider Con Day 2 – Beer Market or Wine Market?

Day two of Cider Con has been perhaps even more energetic than day one, with general positive enthusiasm leading into some intense discussion of issues, problem solving, and networking.  One of the major themes I’ve encountered today has been the … Continue reading

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