Griggs appointed to Apple CommissionRoss Courtney // February 18, 2016John GriggsJohn Griggs, a grower from Orondo, Washington, will serve on the Washington Apple Commission until March 2017.The Washington Director of Agriculture appointed Griggs in January to replace Brian Sand as a commissioner when Sand resigned after leaving the Auvil Fruit Co.Griggs is the general manager of Griggs Farms, which grows apples, pears and cherries on ground first homesteaded by his family in 1887.He is a member of the board of directors of Chelan Fruit, which packs his farm’s produce. He also is a commissioner for Douglas County Fire District 4. Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Ross Courtney2021-09-28T08:42:28-07:00February 18th, 2016|Apples, People, Ross Courtney, Updates| About the Author: Ross Courtney Ross Courtney is an associate editor for Good Fruit Grower, writing articles and taking photos for the print magazine and website. He has a degree from Pacific Lutheran University. -- Follow the author -- Contact: 509-930-8798 or email. Related Posts Blueberry councils hire Joe Vargas as director of business intelligence May 19th, 2022| 0 Comments USDA announces disaster relief funds available for 2020 and 2021 losses May 19th, 2022| 0 Comments Growers reduce Northwest cherry crop estimate at five-state meeting May 18th, 2022| 0 Comments Future forecasts call for more heat, more often May 18th, 2022| 0 Comments Apples in extreme heat May 18th, 2022| 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.