Here are the responses from the apple taste testers.
If these sound like something you want to try, let me know and I will include them in your next delivery.
Customer taste test:
- Its taste is OK. However, we like different kinds of apples, e.g., crisp apples.
I assume the discrepancy between the different assessments may be that two fruits were not good enough for a sample to draw consistent conclusions from.
There is much more to write about from the past season, I may have some time to finish a very lengthy post if the weather is too wet to do other work around here.
Highlights of the summer include catching bee swarms and raising a hundred square foot shed onto a temporary foundation.
Plenty we have learned, including mushroom cultivation, chicken first aid, how to clean a carburetor, and building a staircase.
Less fun news include the cat and mouse game between us and the local bear.
One other note - I am trying to figure out how to crack black walnut shells. Another farmer said placing them between two boards and driving a tractor over them might work, but then that would leave me with the onerous task of separating the broken shell from the nuts - which might also be broken up. Alas, I do not have a tractor....