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Island Orchard Cider Featured in Fall 2013 Issue of Edible Door

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Photo of the Edible Door Fall 2013 coverFoodie magazine Edible Door features a full article on Island Orchard Cider in their Fall 2013 issue. Writer Katie Lott Schnorr discusses the history of cider, the inspiration for the business and the process of cider maker Bob Purman.

“We’re lucky to be able to do two full fermentations a year,” explains Bob, who enjoys how his work is dictated by nature’s calendar. “Making cider means living the daily process,” he says, whether that is experimenting with a new type of wild yeast, or focusing on what the orchard needs. Recently, Bob borrowed a few hives of bumblebees from a neighboring farmer, to be sure that his trees were being properly pollinated.