Portland Cider Co. Invites Portland-Area Residents to Recycle Unwanted Apples for Community Cider
CLACKAMAS, Ore. (August 6, 2018) – Portland Cider Co. is
calling on neighbors in the Portland Metropolitan area to
collect and donate their fallen and unwanted summer apples for the
cidery’s third annual PDX Apple Recycling.
Co. will be collecting a minimum donation of one bushel (40 lbs.)
of edible quality apples daily from 9am to 9pm now through October 31.
All varietals are welcome, but extra swag will be given for crabapples,
bitter sharps, bittersweets, and bitters. Apples may be dropped off at
the company’s Clackamas Taproom and Cidery, located at 8925 SE Jannsen
Rd., Bldg. F.
The collected apples will be pressed into a
community cider to support Oregon Wild, a nonprofit conservation
organization that works to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands,
wildlife and waters as an enduring legacy for all Oregonians.
is our third year doing the PDX Apple Recycling collection and we’ve
been overwhelmed with the support of the Portland Metro community over
the last two years,” explained Lynda Parrish, co-owner of Portland Cider
Co. “This cider really is a byproduct of our community, to benefit and
support the wildlife and lands of our community. It brings everything
full circle and we love being able to spearhead this fundraiser every
The finished community cider, appropriately named “Oregon
Wild,” will be released in December at Portland Cider
Co.’s annual Wassail Party. One hundred percent of the net proceeds of
that cider’s sales will be donated to Oregon Wild’s Oregon Brewshed Alliance,
an outreach initiative made up of a coalition of brewers and cider
makers that work to protect the public and wildlands in the Northwest.
for each bushel, donors will receive one voucher for a pint of
cider redeemable at either of Portland Cider Co.’s two taprooms; the
opportunity to hand press apples into cider at a pressing party on
September 29; and good karma from Mother Earth.
For more information, visit PortlandCider.com and follow @PortlandCider on social media.
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About Portland Cider Company
Company was started in October 2012 by an Oregonian and a family
of British expats with the mission of bringing cider, handcrafted in the
English tradition, to the Northwest. It has two taproom locations:
Portland Cider House at 3638 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214; and
Portland Cider Co. Taproom & Cidery at 8925 SE Jannsen Rd, Bldg. F,
Clackamas, OR 97015. Drink it, it’s good!