Apple-ista extraordinaire Michael Phillips (The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist) just launched a great new Web site incorporating a network of organic farmers called the Holistic Orchardist Network. There are articles, newsletters, and grower resources.
If you love apples—and who among us doesn’t like apples?—check out the site.
GrowOrganicApples.com is where holistic-minded orchardists come together to explore thoughtful ways to grow good fruit. Our orchards are interconnected webs of biodiversity, deep nutrition, heirloom varieties and exciting new cultivars. Connecting sensible growers with apple lovers broadens the marketing base vital to every local orcharding effort. Here we share with you what it takes to grow healthy fruit, and post listings of community orchards where such wholesome fruit can be found.