The Gang

The Gang

There are many things in starting a business I did not anticipate. The amount of work it took, beyond the extreme amount I expected. The amount of money it required, and continues to require, to run. The amount of sacrifice from our children, our parents, our friends,...
Not “That” Cascara

Not “That” Cascara

For several years now, cáscara has been on my radar. “Now wait a minute Missy  – Cascara?!” you say – let me assure you, it is not “that” kind of cascara. For those of you who may be familiar with the, ahem – therapeutic...
Bottling

Bottling

One of the biggest jobs for a small operation like ours is bottling. We have a pretty great setup for a small operation, but unless we were to get really big (we won’t) there are no automated equipment options to make the process faster.  So all winter, January...
Community Plum Cider

Community Plum Cider

Even though apples are still a few weeks away, plums are right around the corner.  Some of you may remember a small experimental cider we put out last season in which we co-fermented Italian plums, vanilla pods, and our apples.  The resulting Vanilla Plum cider was a...
Stumble Upon a Story

Stumble Upon a Story

Buy Tickets Now An Interview With Jo Dixon: We asked Jo a few questions to gain a peek into her thoughts on art, her passion for community, and what she hopes for Stumble Upon a Story. Today I am honoured to introduce to you a guest blogger – our dear employee...
Wassail 2017

Wassail 2017

Earlier this month we had our second Wassail. This centuries-old cider tradition is such a fun way to welcome friends to the orchard and together celebrate the crop that was last season while humbly asking the trees for another bountiful crop. A wassail traditionally...