October 2010 Issue

Totally RED

By |October 1st, 2010|

Because the red pigments are antioxidants, red-fleshed apples do not turn brown when sliced.

Swiss nursery owner and fruit breeder [...]

Farmworker becomes WINERY OWNER

By |October 1st, 2010|

Sergio and Kristy Martinez have partnered with their son and daughter-in-law to establish Martinez and Martinez Winery.

A life-long farmworker, [...]

Future Fruit Growers of Lake Ontario

By |October 1st, 2010|

The Young Grower Alliance organized this get-together with those from “the old generation” to discuss the orderly transition of [...]

Lofty goals

By |October 1st, 2010|

Andrew and Monica Martinez are the drivers behind the Martinez and Martinez Winery.

Martinez and Martinez Winery was launched in [...]

Is drosophila a Washington State resident?

By |October 1st, 2010|

Entomologists in the Pacific Northwest intend to find out how well the spotted wing drosophila can survive the region’s [...]

Last Bite – Exponential growth

By |October 1st, 2010|

Capitalizing on Native American images to sell fruit, Skookum and Yum-Yum labels were developed in competing regions of Washington [...]