Savannah Orr walks a goat around the Coombs Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 5 during the Coombs Farmers’ Institute’s annual apple-pressing festival. (Cloe Logan photo)

Apple-pressing festival continues in Coombs

Family-friendly event continues Sunday at fairgrounds

The Coombs Farmers’ Institute is hosting their third annual apple pressing event at the Coombs Fairgrounds.

Action began Saturday, Oct. 5 and will continue Sunday, Oct. 6.

NEWS reporter Cloe Logan took in the festivities on Saturday (see video).

Sunday action runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association.

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Community members can bring apples and pears to be turned into juice (raw or pasteurized) using the juice press provided by Pressing Matter Mobile Juicer.

A minimum of 100 pounds of apples or pears are required per pressing. The CFI recommends getting together with neighbours and friends to pool resources.

Tiger Lily Farms will be hosting a mobile petting farm from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

— NEWS Staff

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