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CIDERFEST 2017

Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:13 pm

Just wanted too post something to start discussions if there is any interest. Note any apples or other fruit available. I will not be able to crust/press from Aug 16-23rd. If anyone would like to use the equipment I can make it available?

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Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:01 am

Im interested

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Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:20 am

I'm interested

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Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:41 pm

I'm in!

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Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:40 pm

Amelia & I have always wanted to participate but have had conflicts. Let us know when.

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Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:38 am

The key to this adventure is to locate people who have apples e.g. Ask around and see if there are unattended trees.

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Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:32 pm

Well just about abandoned the fest for this year when I got a very very good offer from a friend in New Jersey. See my posting in buy/sell/free

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Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:34 am

Typical Fugi tree in NJ orchard.
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Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:43 pm

Just back from my New Jersey three-day adventure with the S&S trailer and my vehicle filled with about 2500# of apples - all prime FUJI.
We will crush and press Sat Oct 28 with leftovers for Sunday or for those who have conflicts? We will give John Dipple's new Apple shredder mechanism a thorough workout!
All interested persons are welcome as well.
If anyone has any one-gallon clean plastic bottles let me know."pm" me with questions or for directions.
Here is a list of those signed up in no particular order.
JW-2, JD-4, KP-2, SB-2, JM-2, JM-2, CG-3, JF/AF-2, JeDu-4, DD-4, MJ-2 plus mine
If anyone want to add their name to the list YOU MUST LET ME KNOW so I can check how many left over we have.
We should probably start relatively early and take people as they are available? Bring a chair. It is certainly OK to come and watch the process.

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Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:48 pm

Awesome! I'll be there. How early are we talking?

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Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:37 pm

with the amount of apples we have to process we should start at about 9AM?

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Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:10 pm

I can't make it either day. Do I need to get you 10gal of containers for juice? Do you have a way to cool store it until I can pick up? Depending on time, I may be able to pick up Sun as we get back to town. I have a couple empty kegs. Maybe I can drop off Friday on way out of town.

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Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:22 pm

Dutch wrote:with the amount of apples we have to process we should start at about 9AM?


Sounds great!

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Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:49 am

Wow!! Very exciting! I plan to be there to help.

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Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:06 am

The girls have cheerleading from 9-10 so I will be a little late. How late do you think we will be? We have a wedding at 5 in Henderson.
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