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June 15, 2015

Branching out: Orchard expanding as hard cider market takes hold

-- The Post Star

by: Scott Donnelly

With 2,000 new trees planted this month, and with another 2,500 planned for next year and 3,000 more in 2017, Hicks Orchard co-owner Dan Wilson thinks he’ll be better able to weather the kind of hardship that struck his operation in 2012.

April 20, 2015

Wayside Cider Presses Wild and Heirloom Apples Into Service

-- Watershed Post

by: Alecia Lynn Eberhardt

Irene Hussey and Alex Wilson, the co-owners of Wayside Cider (, a brand-new cidery based on a farm in the Delaware County town of Delhi, just delivered their first batch of hard apple cider to shops, bars, and restaurants in the Catskills, the Hudson Valley and New York City this week.

November 12, 2014

Cider Week 2014 in the Hudson Valley

-- Hudson Valley Examiner

by: Richard Frisbie

Mark your calendars; Cider Week is Nov 14–23, with events in many locations throughout the Hudson Valley. From Rensselaerville to Yonkers and from Saratoga Springs to Newburgh, locations on both sides of the Hudson River are getting into the act.