Let me reminisce for a moment. Let me take you back to my college days. I have so many great memories of walking through the woods with some really amazing Botanists.Read More
We all love the earth here at Pietree! For Earth Day I asked our crew to reflect on what they love about the earth and how they celebrate that love. The responses were vast and varied. The magic of pulling up our sleeves and digging up some earth is something we know well. Farming and gardening is a daily reflection on how much we depend on our Earth.Read More
We love bees. At the orchard, we work with many pollinators. Among our favorite pollinators are honeybees and native bees.
In January, Maine Public Broadcasting reported on concerns about saving one of our native pollinators, the rusty-patched bumblebee.
We share that concern. We plant several acres of bee-friendly fields for our honeybees and native pollinators.
We are non-discriminating pollinator employers. Healthy and active pollinators mean we have great fruit and great vegetables.