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Pawpaws is an in-depth guide to growing and marketing North America's forgotten native fruit at small commercial orchard scale. Coverage includes selecting cultivars, orchard planning, propagating, organic growing, pest management, harvesting, marketing, and value-added products.

FEATURED AUTHOR

Blake Cothron

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Blake Cothron owns Peaceful Heritage Nursery, a 4-acre USDA Certified Organic research farm, orchard, and edible plant nursery. He shares his two decades of experience in organic agriculture and horticulture through magazine articles, public speaking engagements, and blogging. Blake lives with his wife and son in Kentucky.

AUTHOR EVENTS

June 24-25: Herbal Health Virtual Conference | Bevin Cohen and Crystal Stevens

2021 Mother Earth News | Herbal Health Virtual Conference

Please join us for a two-day virtual conference featuring some of the country’s most established herbal health aficionados! Each day will feature special one-hour demonstrations from instructors in the morning followed by optional small group sessions to hone your skills! All participants will also receive access to recipes for the products demonstrated during the conference.

This conference will take place on Zoom and be limited in attendance. Registration will be open through Sunday, June 20, or until sold out. (Note: VIP registration is open until June 1, or until sold out.)

Host: New Society Publishers

Date: Thursday, June 24 & Friday June 25, 2021
Time: 9am - 3:15 pm CT
Cost: $25 - 125

Thursdays: i-Minds | Dr. Mari Swingle

Thursdays: Free Wellness Group

Join Dr. Mari Swingle, author of i-Minds: How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it, every Thursday during the COVID pandemic.

Free Wellness Group
Sharing, Q & A followed by
Relaxation Exercises & Guided Imagery

Date: Thursdays
Time:
9pm EST / 6pm PST

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Pawpaw Myths

Pawpaws with a US coin for scale

Have you eaten pawpaw before? Often referred to as Indiana bananas or hipster bananas, they were nearly a forgotten fruit, native to North America. However, they are making a massive comeback with foodies, chefs, craft brewers, and discerning fruit-lovers. Today, we take an excerpt from Pawpaws: The Complete Growing and Marketing Guide, where Blake Cothron explains dispels five common myths about Pawpaws.

Pawpaws Introduction Video

Blake Cothron introduces his new book Pawpaws: The Complete Growing and Marketing Guide. Pawpaws is an in-depth guide to growing and marketing North America's forgotten native fruit at small commercial orchard scale. Coverage includes selecting cultivars, orchard planning, propagating, organic growing, pest management, harvesting, marketing, and value-added products.

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