Be a part of history – plant an heirloom orchard!

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Friends board members Jeffrey Bishoff, Bruce Adams, Mike Everett, Barb Russ, and Jim Mauch tour the grounds of the Eric Sloane Museum on Saturday, January 30th, to scout possible locations for the Noah Blake Orchard. The orchard will contain 10 heirloom variety apple trees, including the Westfield Seek-No-Further, a variety forever connected to Eric Sloane through his book A Reverence for Wood.

           We hope you can join us on Saturday April 30th Come and be part of history! Planting of the Noah Blake Orchard in heirloom apple trees, 1-3 p.m. Informal outdoor talk on best practices when it comes to planting and initial care and concerns with heirloom varieties with noted authority Peter Montgomery of Montgomery Gardens. Participants will be invited to help plant small heirloom variety apple trees in the orchard. This will be a free event sponsored by the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum, but you must RSVP. Please call the Eric Sloane Museum at 860-927-3849 to RSVP for this historic event.