By Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation

The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation (WWFRF) presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 1, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center (WSU-NWREC), 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, Washington.

Hosted in cooperation with WSU-NWREC, this year’s event will include grafting and mason bee workshops; pruning demonstrations; and presentations on: red flesh apple varieties, the best apples to grow in Western Washington, growing fruit for a healthy diet, and fruit varieties from around the world. Rootstock, scion wood, and grafting will be available for sale. Tours of our six acre Fruit Display Garden containing the one of the largest and most varied collections of antique apple trees in western Washington will be provided. Free to members of WWFRF; Non-members: $15 Single or $30 Family. Go to for more information.

The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation (WWFRF) was created in 1991 to help fund the Tree Fruit Varietal Research conducted at the Washington Northwest University Research and Extension Center (WSU-NWREC). WWFRF is a volunteer organization, dedicated to supporting research and educating the public about growing fruit in the Pacific Northwest.

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