Pen and paint on scrap paper
Our first planning meeting. Nick and Chris strategizing scion collecting across our bioregion.
Waiting for the frost to lift off the trees before collecting scion on a sunsplashed January morning in Yoncalla, OR.
Into the grapes at Nick Botner’s to cut scion.
Long days cutting and long nights sorting.
The core group of organizers begins to gather at our traditional meeting venue, New Day Bakery in the Whit.
This year, our first visit to Queener’s Orchard in Stayton, OR, to collect scion.
A plumcot, the first fruit tree among thousands to come into full bloom at Nick Botner’s orchard.