September 5, 2017: National Heirloom Exposition

CRFG-Redwood exhibited at Santa Rosa’s National Heirloom Exposition. Dubbed the “The World’s Fair of Pure Food,” it was host to over 20,000 farmers and gardeners! The expo featured over 300 vendors, including thousands of Heirloom varieties from across America. CRFG … Continue reading

July 29, 2017: Summer Tree and Plant Sale

CRFG Redwood Chapter held its annual Summer Plant sale and fundraiser in July at the Original Organic Farmer’s Market behind Sutter Medical Center. Dozens of varieties of rare fruit trees and plants were sold, raising almost $2,500 for further charitable … Continue reading

January 28, 2017: Scion Exchange

We hosted our annual scion exchange to a crowd of several hundred fruit enthusiasts. Hundreds of varieties of fruit trees were available as free scions, plus bare root and live plants offered by vendors. We were lucky in receiving our … Continue reading

January 23, 2016: Scion Exchange

We held our annual scion exchange at the Santa Rosa Veteran’s center. Hundreds of people attended this community event, collecting free scions from hundreds of varieties of fruit trees. Rootstocks were available for sale at a nominal price, and CRFG … Continue reading

Jan 2, 2016: Prusch Park Scion Cutting

CRFG-Redwood members travelled to San Jose to collect scions from the many varieties of fruit trees at CRFG-maintained Prusch Park.The scions will be used to share with people at scion exchanges throughout Northern California. Photos courtesy of Maile Pieri. … Continue reading

December 12, 2015: Annual Meeting

Rachel and all officers were re-elected. Lots of interesting fruit to taste. Rachel displayed her school insect education project. Our Sonoma State grant recipient gave a presentation on his planned use to genetically identify the avocado trees around Sonoma County, … Continue reading

October 4, 2015: Apple Tasting

A great crowd assembled at the Ace in the Hole cider pub for CRFG Redwood’s annual apple tasting. We tasted 52 apples, 16 European pears and 5 Asian pears from 13 states and 10 countries. Remember that on any given … Continue reading