Fruit Festival Saturday September 24th

 Saturday September 24    9:30 am – 2:30pm  The fifth annual Festival of Fruit and Piper’s Orchard 120th Anniversary

We’re excited about our fifth annual Festival of Fruit at Carkeek Park’s Environmetal Learning Center on Saturday, September 24th. We’re honored to have Susan Dolan as our keynote speaker. She’s a historical landscape architect for the National Park Service and will talk about historic orchards in America.

 

Agenda:

Time

Activity

Location

9:30

STFS meeting

ELC

10:00

Welcome to participants – Bob Baines

ELC

10:00-1:00

Cider pressing, kids’ crafts.

Behind ELC

10:05-10:45

Keynote speaker – Susan Dolan – Historic Orchards in America

ELC

10:30

Apple pies due in

Table at back of ELC

10:45-11:00

Q&A with Susan Dolan

ELC

10:45-11:45

Apple pie judging – Tracey Bernal, lead

Behind ELC

11:00-1:00

Tille’s Café, apple tasting, apple identification, info booths, music.

Next to ELC

11:00-11:15

Fruit foraging in Seattle – David Randal Gould

ELC

11:15-11:30

Seattle Parks orchard stewardship – Gail Savina

ELC

11:30-11:45

Historic Duwamish Indian diet – Ken Workman

ELC

11:45-12:00

Pie judging results –Tracey Bernal

ELC

12:00-1:00

Socializing, pie purchases, visiting booths

ELC

1:00-1:15

Walk to orchard (weather permitting)

Trail

1:15-~2:30

Orchard discussions

·         Orchard history – Fran Clifton

·         Permaculture – Ingela Wanerstrand

·         Compost tea – Howard Harrison

·         Grapes – Andy Zaborski

·         Mason bees – Trent Elwing

·         Pest protection – Don Ricks

·         Dr. Bob Norton, Susan Dolan, Dan Vorhis

Orchard (weather permitting, otherwise ELC)

 

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