Detering Orchards’ Apple Daze

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The start of a tractor engine kicked off Detering Orchards‘ Apple Daze, it’s the first tractor ride of the season. Families were out early to enjoy some of the fall favorites. From activities to fall flavors. “We are serving free apple cobbler. It’s my mom’s famous recipe,” said co-owner Beck Detering. New … Continue reading »

Food Bank Collecting Apples

EUGENE, Ore. — Food For Lane County‘s drive to produce 10,000 jars of applesauce is off to a good start, but it still needs help to get there. On Saturday, volunteers helped pick apples at King Estate Vineyard outside of Eugene. They picked just over 8,400 pounds of apples, but they need more. The goal … Continue reading »

Volunteers Sought to Pick Apples

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re ready to channel your inner Johnny Appleseed, Food For Lane County can use your help. The organization needs volunteers to help pick apples this Saturday. It’s part of the group’s food production program aiming to make 10,000 jars of applesauce. The inspiration for this project came from a sizable donation … Continue reading »

Harvesting Apples the Old Fashioned Way

EUGENE, Ore. — Apples–they are synonymous with Fall. Ripe, juicy, crisp apples are ripe and ready for picking, and at some orchards it’s time for some old-school harvesting. One small orchard in Santa Clara has been around for more than 75 years and this year, the apples there are abundant. They grow ten different varieties. … Continue reading »