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How Much Wood Can a Wood Chuck Chuck

Yep it's that time of year again.  We've even left if a bit late in the season.  The Barn project and a trip to the Coast and Okanagan valley put us a few weeks behind.  But were on it now.  We met an orchardist in Summerland who is willing to trade apples for pork.  The trip was made possible because some wonderful friends of ours came and farm set for the week we were away.



 A great deal but I will need some cold storage for a couple of tons of apples. Maybe this year but I doubt it.  So many projects, so few strapping sons!

  Those boxes are full of apples.  He sells directly to the public for 50 ¢  / lb. And gets a whole lot less for anything that goes to the processing plant.  I don't think the pigs will mind damaged or windfall fruit.


I am pretty sure this one was snuck into a packing box by an Auntie who will go un named.  But you know who you are - and I don't remember paying for this one!  Is that the reason your the only person the orchardist knows who can g…