Conservation District’s annual fruit tree and berry sale

Feb 25, 2013

It is time once again for the Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual spring fruit tree and berry sale. In line with the increasingly popular “growing, buying and eating local” interest, The focus this year is on “edibles."

A variety of hardy and healthy bare-root stock semi-dwarf fruit trees have been ordered including Baldwin, Lodi, Northern Spy, Wolf River, Red Gravenstein and Wealthy Apples among others. For berries there will be a variety of potted blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, figs, mulberries and quince to add to or start your own berry patch.

Order forms have been mailed. If you did not receive one and would like to place an order call Kym Sanderson at 338-1964 ext. 3.

The annual tree and berry sale is one of the District’s major fund-raisers. The proceeds from these sales are turned back to the community in the form of conservation education, as well as conservation technical assistance and information to local citizens, municipalities and the agricultural community.

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