An Evening with Dr. Bob:  the Best Medicine for what ails your Orchard

Date/time:     Tuesday, Nov 27, 6 pm – 8 pm (refreshments provided)

Location:        VMI Land Trust Bldg, 10014 SW Bank Rd

Program:        Brief Talk on “Winter Orchard Doings” followed by Q&A

Presenter:     Dr. Bob Norton (Master’s degree in Pomology, PhD in Plant Physiology, Supervisor of WSU Research Station in Mt Vernon from 1974 – 2004)

Details:            Come prepared with questions and to come away with valuable knowledge & insight on fruit growing & orchard maintenance.

December Holiday Social (to benefit Vashon Maury Community Food Bank)

Date/time:     Sunday, Dec 09, 3 pm – 5 pm (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, flavored sparkling waters provided)

Location:        VMI Land Trust Bldg, 10014 SW Bank Rd

Details:            Pls bring a savory or sweet pot luck item or beverage to share.  Pls bring canned goods or other non-perishable food items for donation to our partner, Vashon Maury Community Food Bank.  Enter the UGLY Holiday sweater competition for glorious, major awards!  First prize:  FREE cider press rental ($30 value) or VIFC T-shirt, Second prize:  VIFC T-shirt.  [Tip:  Green Friday at Granny’s Attic is on Friday, Nov 23rd!]

In the blink of an eye, 2019 will be upon us!

2019 promises to be another fun-filled year of super informative meetings, hands-on pruning & grafting workshops with our member experts, orchard tours, social events like Strawberry Social, Salmon BBQ/ Pot Luck & CiderFest, off island tours / fruit shows and much more!  We are now accepting 2019 dues (still $20 per household).  Why not bring your dues to either of the above events or mail a check to:  Vashon Island Fruit Club, PO Box 2242, Vashon, WA  98070.  Note:  If you joined the Club during CiderFest, you are paid through 12/2019.

Anyone wishing to volunteer in 2019 in a Board or non-Board role, pls contact Charon Scott-Goldman, or 206-463-2019.  Your Club is what we all make it!