Andy Quinn of Pressing Matter pours chopped apples onto a press plate for making apple juice, at the 2016 Filberg ApplePress Party. Photo by Terry Farrell

Apples needed for Filberg ApplePress party in Comox

If you would like to donate your surplus apples or pears to our annual Filberg ApplePress Party fundraiser in support of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park Association (FHLPA), please call 250-703-3572 to organize a drop off time. All apple donations must be received by Friday, Sept. 22.

Filberg’s ApplePress Party to take place Saturday Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This is a free family event, featuring not only the apple press itself, but games for the kids, live music, information booths and gourmet food.

Donated apples will be pressed into fresh juice and available for sale, while quantities last. More event details at: http://filberg.com

Need help picking your fruit? Lush Valley Food Action Society’s Fruit Tree Program can help. Leave a message at 250-331-0152 or visit them online for details: http://www.lushvalley.org/fruit-tree-program.html Let them know you would like to donate your portion of fruit to the FHLPA fundraiser.