Potato chips and fine wines

By |May 8th, 2014|

Tim’s famous Northwest snack helped establish this Walla Walla winery.

Kevin VerSnyder, Young Grower from Lake Leelanau, Michigan

By |April 23rd, 2014|

Michagan grower talks about holding down a full-time job while operating his orchard.

Steve Black joins Holtzinger

By |April 16th, 2014|

Steve Black has been appointed sales manager of Holtzinger Fruit Company, Yakima, Washington. He was previously on the sales [...]

Uncertain future for Meyer Orchards

By |April 16th, 2014|

Ron Meyer, nearing retirement and without a transition plan, sees a murky future for his pear orchard.

Kate Moser, Young Grower from Walnut Grove, California

By |April 15th, 2014|

age / 33
crops / wine grapes, 200 acres in apples, 100 acres pears,
business / Darsie, Hutchinson & [...]

In the Box

By |April 15th, 2014|

Puffer research
Dear Good Fruit Grower:
I am a University of California pomology farm advisor and have worked in the [...]

Quick Bites for April 15, 2014

By |April 15th, 2014|

Apple Commission appoints officers

Barbara Walkenhauer of Selah succeeded David Douglas as chair of the Washington Apple Commission at the [...]

Sean & Joe Naumes, Young Growers from Medford Oregon

By |April 5th, 2014|

growers / Medford, Oregon

(Sean, left) age / 24
crops / Pears and vineyard
education / Santa Clara University
title [...]

Nursery is going out strong

By |April 3rd, 2014|

Family operated Columbia Basin Nursery is selling its last trees.

Cherry marketer finds his niche

By |April 1st, 2014|

Jesus Aguilar helps growers add value to their crops.