SCFS Meeting, “Fresh Fruit Storage: A Reason To Do What You Do” with Randy Lee, Nov 14, 2013 @ 7pm

The fruit is harvested, so now what do you do?  Come learn about “Fresh Fruit Storage: A Reason To Do What You Do” from Randy Lee on November 14, 2013 at the next meeting of the Snohomish County Fruit Society.  Randy will briefly cover harvest & fruit maturity, managing the ripening process, storage, freezing, and dehydrating.   The meeting starts at 7 pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish, 402 2nd St, Snohomish, WA 98290.  A brief business meeting will precede the presenter.

Randy Lee has a degree in Plant Physiology from the University of Idaho, specializing in deciduous fruit tree and postharvest physiology.  He spent a number of years as a private researcher for the largest fruit grower/packer/shipper in Washington State.  He retired in 2010 after spending several years with Boeing’s Sea Launch Program.  He now spends his time fishing, shooting, volunteering (SCFS Board member & Snohomish County Master Gardener Program), and being a Dad and Grand-dad.

Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is the newest chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) www.wcfs.org. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited.  For further information, call (425) 398-5544

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