AK Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

October 6, 2019

November Meeting

Our first winter meeting is Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 pm at the BP Energy Center.  This is an important meeting that you should plan to attend.  This is our annual membership meeting where we present the president’s year-end review, the treasurer’s report, and we vote to fill openings on the board.  Usually, if time permits, everyone shares something they learned this past season.

October 3, 2019

2019 Tasting Results

Results are located on the research page in PDF and Excel format.

August 24, 2019

September 19th Apple & Fruit Tasting

Thursday, September 19, 7:00 pm at the BP Energy Center will be an apple/fruit tasting for our members. Non-members may attend for a charge of $5 per person. Come to the tasting to find out what apple varieties to add to your orchard. Set-up for the tasting will begin at 6:30 pm

Members only pressings Saturday, August 31, Saturday, September 14th & 28. See members tab for details.

May 18, 2019

Blossom tour moved up one week to Saturday, May 25. Directions and parking instructions can be found on the 2019 Workshops & Tour page.

April 9, 2019

Fairbanks Grafting Apple Trees Classes

with Steve Masterman, Orchardist
April 25, 27, 28

March 21, 2019

Grafting Workshop: April 13, 1pm at the Spenard Church of Love

Open to members and non-members. Root stock will be available for purchase. And over 20 varieties of scion wood will be available. Volunteers are still need so if you can help please show up at 12 noon.

Workshops & Tours added to Members tab

March 14, 2019

Beginning Beekeeping Classes

3/23, 3/24 & 3/30

February 20, 2019

March Meeting

Please plan to attend the APFGA general membership meeting on Thursday, March 14th, at 7:00 pm in the BP Energy Center, 1014 Energy Court, Anchorage, AK 99508 (southwest of main office tower – west of the Marriott) .

At 6:30 pm there will be refreshments and the opportunity to socialize before the meeting is called to order at 7:00 pm. Any food or drink that you might wish to contribute to our hospitality table would be much appreciated.

Program – Debbie Hinchey will talk about different plant propagation methods including taking cuttings, layering, division, grafting and budding.