Apples on the tree at Cornell Orchard (Cornell University Photography)


Orchard Production Basics

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Are you interested in growing your own fruit trees? Would you like to see an orchard first-hand? If you answered yes to either of these questions then please join us for this upcoming workshop. The Heppner Family of StoneyRidge Orchard and Winery will be covering the basics of orchard production as well as giving a tour of their farm to see different production methods in practice. Topics to be covered include variety selection, planting, spacing, pruning, pest management, and more.

Location: StoneyRidge Orchard and Winery (160 Bixby Rd, Erin, NY 14838).

Cost: $5 per person. Children under 12 years of age are free.

Pre-registration is requested in order to ensure enough handouts and refreshments.

For more information and to pre-register, please contact Shona Ort of CCE Chemung at

607-734-4453 ext. 227 or

Note: Please dress appropriately for tour! Thermal layers, jackets, hats, gloves, and boots are recommended. 


$5 per person. Children under 12 free.


Shona Ort
Agricultural Resource Educator
(607) 734-4453 ext 227