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 Courtney2019-05-29T14:24:22-07:00February 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 Computer vision July 30th, 2021| 0 Comments On hot viticulture field day, cooling system an appropriate highlight July 29th, 2021| 0 Comments Smart Orchard project hosts field day on Friday July 26th, 2021| 0 Comments Blueberry exports reach China July 26th, 2021| 0 Comments WSU’s Tom Collins named ASEV president July 22nd, 2021| 0 Comments Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.