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Home Orchard Society

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Home Orchard Society, established in 1975, is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to assisting both novice and expert fruit growers, preserving heirloom fruit varieties, and promoting the science, culture, and pleasure of growing fruit at home

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Sunday
Mar
19
2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 10am-4pm
10am-4pm
Free with your admission are: • Hundreds of varieties of apple, pear, cherry, plum and persimmon scions! Arrive early for the best selection. • Cuttings of grapes, kiwis, and figs to root! • HOS experts to answer your fruit growing questions! • Door prizes! For sale are: • Rootstocks and plants • Mason bee supplies • Custom grafting by experienced grafters • Books and literature about growing fruit • Local honey from Raw Oregon Honey • Plants from One Green World Make-A-Tree orders will be ready for pick up at the Fruit Propagation Fair. Admission: – $5 for members (family $10) – $7 for non-members (family $12) – Free if you join HOS at this show! About Home Orchard Society: Home Orchard Society promotes the science, culture and pleasure of growing fruit at home via educational outreach and assistance. Home Orchard Society serves the Pacific NW community and beyond by providing accessible resources and hosting learning events for fruit growers of all skill levels. Home Orchard Society endeavors to preserve disappearing heirloom fruit varieties, perpetuating the history, culture and heritage of the Pacific NW’s 19th and 20th century pioneer orchards
Saturday
Oct
15
2016
Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10am through Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4pm
10am through Sunday, October 16 at 4pm
Join the Home Orchard Society for our 2016 All About Fruit Show! Saturday October 15th & Sunday October 16th, 10am – 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds – 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR This event will be held at the main pavilion at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds. Home Orchard Society’s famous annual fall tasting event, "The All About Fruit Show", is for fruit enthusiasts of all ages! Attendees will have the opportunity to see and taste hundreds of varieties of heirloom fruit from the Pacific Northwest including apples, pears, plums, grapes, kiwis, quince, and more! Home Orchard Society aims to help lots of folks launch into the pleasure of growing good fruit at home! If you love fruit or want to grow your own fruit trees, this is the place to be! Free with entry – hundreds of varieties of fruit to see and taste! Largest fruit contest! Speakers presenting on a diversity of fruit-growing topics Cider pressing demos & tastings (fun for the whole family!) HOS expert table to answer your fruit growing questions! Plus … mason bee supplies, fruit tree growing publications, order custom-grafted fruit trees, door prizes, & more! www.homeorchardsociety.org/events Admission: – $5 for members (family $10) – $7 for non-members (family $12) – Free if you join HOS at this show! If you would like to volunteer for the show, please contact us at info@homeorchardsociety.org. If you volunteer, your admission fee will be waived. You can choose your shift or come for the day!