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From The Pen of Our NY Distributor

Published: November 10, 2015 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Orchard

Foggy Ridge Cider’s top notch New York distributor has a stellar wine portfolio, talented wine professionals in the market and a growing knowledge of orchard based cider. This in depth post from T Edwards Wine […]

It Takes All Kinds..of Cider Apples

Published: October 20, 2014 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Inspiration, Orchard

It’s mid October; we’re eating pole beans from the garden, and half the nasturtiums are still in bloom. But even on a grey day, the Black Gum outside my office window glows scarlet, orange and […]

The Fruit Forests of Kyrgyzstan: Introduction

Published: October 11, 2013 in Orchard

Hi,  this is Eliza and I’m sort of the new kid on the block here at Foggy Ridge.  In early September of this year, I spent three weeks fruit exploring in the wild fruit and […]

Treasure Hunting

Published: July 29, 2012 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Inspiration, Listen

Life on an apple farm contains daily treasures. From the summer morning mist that rolls up the Old Orchard from Rock House Creek to fat, sugar filled fruit pulling branches low to the ground, tiny […]

Start a Conversation

Published: June 6, 2012 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Listen

“You start with the mother” says Nick Pihakis of Jim N’ Nicks BBQ. Based near Birmingham, this 28 location purveyor of made from scratch Q and sides is all about doing things “the way they […]

Keep Your Focus

Published: April 19, 2012 in Farm Life, Food & Drink, Inspiration

Every spring my most determined companion is a Phoebe. This drab little flycatcher constructs her muddy home with maniacal focus atop an electrical outlet on the Foggy Ridge crush pad, just behind the blending tank […]

Why Not In My Back Yard?

Published: October 6, 2011 in Farm Life, Listen

We grow azaleas and dogwoods. We’re passionate about closely trimmed lawns. Some of us even grow tomatoes and beans. So why aren’t fruit trees part of the American garden palate? My husband and I love […]