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Wild Apples: making the most of the feral apple harvest with Matt Kaminsky – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wild Apples: making the most of the feral apple harvest
Presented by Matt Kaminsky of Gnarly Pippins
November 18th | 7-8 PM (Eastern)
Free | Live via ZOOM:

In this presentation we will discuss the history and resource of wild apple trees and the many forms in which Malus manifests. This presentation provides a background in what exactly makes an apple “wild,” and touches on techniques for how to identify, effectively harvest, assess and grade, steward, and propagate the bountiful gift of wild apples in our landscape.

About the Presenter

Matt Kaminsky is a farmer/orchardist, climbing arborist, writer, and cidermaker from Hadley, MA. He specializes in wild apples, old orchard restoration, and orchard-based silvopasture. He is commonly known by the moniker Gnarly Pippins, which is also the name of his website and social media presence. He is the author of The Wild Apple Forager’s Guide.

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November 18, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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