Finger Lakes Cider Week Oct 2nd-11th, 2020!

Friday+Saturday October 2nd&3rd, Friday+Saturday October 9th-10th

Pick Up at Hazelnut, Enjoy at Home a 3 course meal for two.
Join chef Justin and Cidermaker Eric online as they pair each course and cider. A portion of sales from each dinner for two purchased will be donated to Groundswell
Click here to check the website for menu and ordering information.Thursday, October 8

Join us for a guided tasting “at home edition” with cidermaker and orchardist, Eric Shatt. The ’19 Biodynamic Starblossom, ’19 Biodynamic Vernal Cloudsplitter, ’19 Biodynamic Still North Star are the featured trio pack.
Click here to purchase the biodynamic tasting pack to taste along with Eric.

Friday, Oct. 9 
How does terroir affect the cider experience? What is terroir?! Start the weekend early and tune in as we discuss how different aspects of soil, environment, and farming practices can make all the difference in the experience of cider. Join the conversation as our guest panelists, Autumn Stoschek from Eve’s Cidery and Eric Shatt of Redbyrd Orchard Cidery will discuss these ideas and more-with wine reviewer, Adrian Prieto as they taste through ciders from Autumn and Eric’s orchards.  3pm

Sunday, Oct. 11th 11 am                                                                                                                                                                           REDBYRD THROUGH THE SEASONS: A TIME LAPSE ORCHARD TOUR

Join Eric virtually as he walks you through rows of apple trees through every season. Observe the stark differences in the orchard between Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. This is a unique opportunity to see the many faces of the orchard through the seasons.  Come walk with us!

All Week                                                                                                                                                                                                               LISTEN! CAN YOU TASTE PLACE? HARD CORE: A CIDER PODCAST

What’s the history of American cider? Can you taste place? How can you scientifically grow the best cider? What stories should be told about cider? Where are we going from here?

Heritage Radio Network investigates numerous aspects of the cider world. Sharing expertise from professionals across the cider and beverage worlds. Listen to this 6-part series that guides you through the past, present, and future of craft cider. Keep an ear out for Ithaca experts: Redbyrd Orchard Cider, Black Diamond Cider, Melissa Madden, and Dr. Greg Peck from Cornell University’s Pomology Department.

Listen to the podcasts here.

and as always, if you are in the finger lakes…
~you can find us at the Trumansburg Farmers’ Market Wednesdays 4-7pm and the Corning Farmers’ Market Thursdays 10-3pm through Oct

~The Food Hub celebrates 7 months of safe and accessible food distribution with our farmer friends… Eve’s Cidery and Redbyrd Orchard Cider tastings and a curated local apple bundle from the FLX Fruit Bowl (Full Plate Farm Collective).
Drop by the Food Hub on Thursday, Oct 1 and Oct 8 between 4-7pm to taste (well distanced in our garden) and purchase cider and apples!

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