Monday, June 4, 2007

Monterey Chapter Cherry Tasting June 15

STONE FRUIT TALK, CHERRY TASTING, AND POT LUCK: On Friday, June 15th, we willbe holding a potluck dinner at 5:30 sharp, followed by a mouth watering cherrytasting from Andy's Orchard, and, at 7:00, a talk by Bill Coates on Growingstone fruits on the Central Coast. The event will take place at the SantaCruz Live Oak Grange, located at 1900 17th Ave (between Soquel Ave andCapitola Rd.) MB chapter members may attend for free, there is a $5 chargefor the general public.The cherry tasting will be a mere sampling of what is available at Andy'sOrchard (where you can taste and purchase them), and will hopefully inspireyou to attend the tours and tastings listed a little further down.Bill Coates is the UC Extension Farm Advisor for Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, SanBenito, and Monterey Counties, specializing in tree fruits and nuts. After hispower point presentation, he will be available for questions. He is a wealthof knowledge, so don't miss this talk if stone fruit are of interest to you.

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