we were there

…in 2005 when the U of SK offered their first edible blue honeysuckle non-varietals for trials (75 planted in our apple orchard failed until we gave them their own space, sun, spring water, and mulch…)

…in 2006 at the first U of SK field day (and second, and third, and fourth and fifth)

…in 2007 at the foundation of Haskap Canada, later serving on its board of directors

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…our yet-unplanted but soon-to-be orchard…winter 2007…

…at our own planting of 1,000 haskap plants – mostly Tundra and Borealis – in 2008

…writing the first haskap blog – Haskap Wine – which simply celebrated haskap’ coming of age

…writing our second blog – Edible Blue Honeysuckle Basics – that recorded our own orchard’s experiments

…with an accumulated 100,000 hits between these two that provided budding haskap orchardists with a lot of encouragement and info on the plant and its growth…and which we shared freely, as should be done amongst compassionate people

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Our orchard 2013

…and now we use this medium as it was intended…as a visual/media-heavy opportunity to bring people together to harvest and enjoy this fruit for free regardless of income or station in life

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