Japanese Cury Hand Pies Paired with Autumn’s Gold Cider

By evescidery | Sep 30, 2020

Japanese Beef Curry Hand Pies Everytime I drop my daughter off at practice, I grab a snack at the Mama Said Hand Pies shop next door to the circus school. Husband and wife team Gabe and Hiroko have mastered the art of small-bite-satisfaction and when I had their Japanese curry hand pie a few weeks…

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18/19 Essence pairing issue

By evescidery | Aug 1, 2020

Hi there, hows it going? Today I’m going to be talking about pairing ideas for the (drumroll please) newly released Essence ice cider! This honey colored desert cider is a decadent, luscious, mouthful. It goes well with vanilla ice cream, pecan sandies and toasted spiced nuts, among other things… If you’ve ever had a garden…

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Microscopic Carnivores: the Nematode Post

By evescidery | Jun 18, 2020

Nematodes, what are they? At first when my parents suggested I write a blog post, I was too grossed out by them, but for lack of further subjects I’ve decided to try. Here goes: So… A predatory nematode is a microscopic worm that lives in the soil and eats bug larvae. Ew!  I know, but…

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Supporting Racial Justice and Equity in the Food & Beverage Industry

By evescidery | Jun 18, 2020

In this moment of national awakening to ongoing racism in America, it’s a good time to reflect on how we can make our selves, our businesses and our industries less racist and more antiracist. For White people (like us), this is especially important because it’s often hard to see racism in action when we are…

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It's literally hailing-in May.

Spring Phenology Part 2

By evescidery | May 12, 2020

Hi everybody and welcome to Spring Phenology Part Two. As you may have remembered, in part one (my first blog post) I interviewed my mom about spring phenology and discussed the effects of climate change on spring phenology, among other things. This is an update. Recently we have been having some pretty crazy cold weather,…

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Limited Edition Label Art

By evescidery | May 12, 2020

Hi, Leila here, welcome to the latest post of the Beckhorn Valley View. In this post I am going to be talking a little about Eve’s cider club and my and my brother’s part: creating label art for the limited edition ciders. Firstly, I want to start this off thanking my parents. My family was…

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Rootstocks: how we propagate our apple trees.

By evescidery | Apr 27, 2020

Now that you know how to make biochar (that is if you have been regularly reading The Beckhorn Valley View), you’re wondering what should I do with it? This report is about what exactly the kind of thing us folks at Eve’s Cidery use it for. Did you know that most apple trees that are a…

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seasons

By evescidery | Apr 8, 2020

It is dawn  Birds are crying out in perfect shards of song The world turns, the air shifts, it’s true it won’t be long, Till the Apple buds burst out to bloom and grace the world with their throng Of joyous petals, laughing at the fact That something’s wrong That something’s  Wrong It is day…

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Local Food Hub at Press Bay Alley

By evescidery | Apr 7, 2020

Order local food online from your hard-working farmer friends and safely pick up curbside in downtown Ithaca at Pressbay Alley  110-1 W. Green St., Ithaca NY 14850 Get your local cider, meat, tinctures, sprouts, veggies, cheese, soap and more in one easy, socially distant curbside pick up. How it works: Order and pay directly with…

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Homemade Soil Superstuff: Biochar

By evescidery | Mar 24, 2020

Biochar. What is it? It sounds like some galactic energy that powers spaceships, but actually it’s carbon rich charcoal, powering plants. Pre-Columbian Amazonians made biochar, or terra preta de Indio as the European settlers called it, by burning agricultural wastes and covering it with soil. Biochar is a amazing substance, it has a microscopic honeycomb…

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