Diversity in Craft

Diversity in Craft

by Kieran Klassen November 03, 2020

When creating a new batch of cider, or experimenting with new ingredients, we think not only about the quality of the product, but also its uniqueness. How does it distinguish itself from the rest of our ciders? How does it complement them? The world of craft encourages never-ending innovation and exploration - a sentiment we want to capture with each of our products.

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Raspy Poet: Appreciating the Craft

Raspy Poet: Appreciating the Craft

by Matthew Steinman September 07, 2020

"When Kat Scott, Heartwood’s former cider-maker, handed me a glass of a beautiful pinkish-red liquid last summer, I was immediately taken aback by the sensory experience that came along with drinking the cider..."

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Sowing Clover

Sowing Clover

by Brent Klassen May 18, 2020

"In the dark of the moon, in flying snow,
in the dead of winter, war spreading,
families dying, the world in danger,
I walk the rocky hillside, sowing clover" - Wendell Berry.

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Imagining the Future

Imagining the Future

by Brent Klassen April 14, 2020

"...we wonder, amid the disruption and heartbreak, what future is being born in this moment?"

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Staying Connected in Challenging Times

Staying Connected in Challenging Times

by Kieran Klassen March 16, 2020

"when our daily routines are uprooted and we're forced to make countless unexpected sacrifices in the name of health and safety, it becomes increasingly important to take a step back and be appreciative of what we have."

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Reconnecting to Simple Wonders

Reconnecting to Simple Wonders

by Kieran Klassen September 10, 2019

"Each bottle reminds me of my family, the farm, and where I’ve come from, and it also encourages me to appreciate these simple wonders that surround us every day."

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The Journey of Small Batch

The Journey of Small Batch

by Katherine Scott May 08, 2019

"If you’re super small batch like us, the taste will continually change as the cider ages. It will even change after it’s stabilized and bottled."

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Malus Mystic: our latest tongue twister

Malus Mystic: our latest tongue twister

by Katherine Scott April 03, 2019

"Mystic: of obscure or mysterious character or significance."

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