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Event Notice: Cider Press at Tamarack Time! October 13, 2012

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Janet pushing apples through grinder

by Catherine Haug

Once gain, ESP will have a cider press available during Tamarack Time! on Saturday, October 13, 2012.

Who: All are welcome, and it’s FREE. You don’t need to buy the Tamarack Time ticket to get your apples pressed. However, donations to ESP are welcome, to help support our activities during the year.

What: Bring your rinsed apples and jars or bottles. 1 bushel of apples (48 pounds) makes about 3 gallons of cider, according to Jeffrey. Please bring extra bottles/jars, if you have them.

No groundfall, please (County requirement).

Helpful Handouts:

Check out  photos and more:

When: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from about 11 AM until all the apples are pressed. (Date IS confirmed)

Where: The deck of Mosaic (formerly La Provence), 408 Bridge St. in Bigfork

Jeffrey & Betsey Funk

We need volunteers

Come help with washing, grinding, pressing and bottling; it’s tons of fun! For more information or to volunteer, contact:

  • Cat(at) or 837-4577; or
  • Edd(at) or 837-5196.

Check out the Gathering Summary: Cider Press 2009 to read about all the fun from last year, with photos, or for cider recipes.

Gathering Notice: Montana Co-op, a virtual farmers market, July 18, 2012

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

by Catherine Haug, June 22, 2012

  • What: Montana Co-op, a virtual farmers market for locally produced foods and Montana-made products, presented by the Co-op’s steering committee
  • When: Wednesday July 18, 2012, 7 PM
  • WhereClementine’s, 265 Bridge St., Bigfork (South of the Old Steel Bridge & Power House). Stephanie’s delicious desserts, beer & wine for sale; coffee and tea provided. (Location confirmed)
  • Who: Open to the public; no pre-registration required. Potential producers and customers are welcome. Free admission, but we appreciate donations toward use of the space for the evening.

Handouts & Poster: As soon as a poster becomes available, it will be added here. So far there are 5 pdf handouts:

Additional Information: