News & Notes

From cider to cultivars; from farming to feeding; 2017 was a year of deepening our work with farmers, food professionals and our own community. Thanks to your support, apprentices explored what it means to have a career in regnerative ag, beginning farm businesses grew stronger, and those who share your vision of a healthier, more resilient food system Mae together to be taught and learn. From one another. Read more in the pages of our 2017-2018 annual report.

Only six months into 2018 and it’s already a banner year for New York ciders. It’s no secret that over the past year, cideries have been popping up across the state: from one commercial cidery in 1992, we now have over eighty! Several recent developments indicate that these homegrown heroes are beginning to get the recognition they deserve.

Last month, a group of cider makers, apple growers, restaurateurs, chefs, culinary educator, and journalists traveled to España verde to immerse themselves in the long tradition of cider making and drinking in that part of the world in order to initiate collaborations that will foster a vibrant cider culture at home in New York. The snapshots that follow give you a sense of what the group discovered, and how they were inspired. All photos by Belathée photography.

Glynwood and the New York Cider Association hosted a session for NY apple growers introducing them to the science of flavor from Cornell Extension Educator Chris Gerling and a tasting of three flights of cider guided by Cornell Professor Emeritus and Black Diamond Cidery grower-producer Ian Merwin.

Are you a farmer looking for a land access opportunity? Are you a non-farming landowner seeking a farmer for your property? The Hudson Valley Farmlink Network can help! Glynwood has served as a network partner in the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network since its inception in 2013.