Cider Tales


The Fruits of Our Community
The Fruits of Our Community

Kieran Klassen March 31, 2021

The community cider project has shown us how vibrant and vitalized our community is, through good times and bad...

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Diversity in Craft
Diversity in Craft

Kieran Klassen November 03, 2020 2 Comments

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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Staying Connected in Challenging Times
Staying Connected in Challenging Times

Kieran Klassen March 16, 2020 2 Comments

"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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Food, Folks & Farms
Food, Folks & Farms

Brent Klassen June 15, 2020

There are cracks in the food economy - big ones. But big cracks mean a lot of light getting in.

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Sowing Clover
Sowing Clover

Brent Klassen May 18, 2020 1 Comment

"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

Brent Klassen April 14, 2020 1 Comment

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

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Raspy Poet: The Love of Craft
Raspy Poet: The Love of Craft

Matthew Steinman September 07, 2020 1 Comment

"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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The Journey of Small Batch
The Journey of Small Batch

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

Katherine Scott April 03, 2019

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

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