2012 Recipient: Apple Valley Orchard

graham_phillipsJames Phillips and Danny Edwards, Apple Valley Orchard

$3,000—Orchard Establishment

James and Danny are establishing a one-acre orchard. They are planting 200 hundred apple trees and installing an irrigation system. No other orchard currently exists in the county, and apples will be a unique product at market. They are planting seven varieties of semi-dwarf apples and golden delicious to encourage good pollination.

Graham County

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