Cider Press Completes Apple Harvest

Cider Press Put in BayOn this sun-filled afternoon, JR Domer and daughter Molly turned old-time equipment and skills to good use.  Using a cider press borrowed from Pinky Batt, the family team pressed home-grown apples to create one of nature’s finest nectars.

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Cleaning apples

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Apple press loaded!

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Grinding the apples

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First mash appears

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Ready to press!

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Pressed mash creates cider

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Ahh! Effort rewarded!