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Winter Conference, Annual Meeting, and Board Member Elections

  • Keepsake Cidery 4609 135th Street East Dundas, MN, 55019 United States (map)

Winter Conference, Annual Meeting, and Board Member Elections

Mark your calendars for our winter conference and annual meeting on Saturday, March 23 from 1:00-7:00 at Keepsake Cidery.

Winter Conference and Annual Meeting
Saturday, March 23
Keepsake Cidery 
Dundas, MN

1:00-2:00 Annual member meeting and elections

Session 1: “The Current and Future MN Cider Market” A panel presentation with representation from on- and off-premise stores and cidery perspectives
Ricardo Peterson, Clear River Beverage
Joey Crane, Scott's Liquor 
Kirstin Westby, Milk and Honey Ciders

Session 2: “Growing Apples for Cider”
A panel presentation on growing practices for cider and cider varieties
JP Jacobson, Pine Tree Orchards
Herdie Baisden, Maiden Rock Apples, Winery & Cidery
Annie Klodd, University of Minnesota Extension

4:00-4:45 Session 3: "To Can or To Bottle or To . . .” 
A discussion on how to package your cider with a blind taste test across formats.
Colin Post, #12 Cider
Joey Crane, Scott’s Liquor
Gretchen Perbix, Sweetland Orchard

5:00-7:00 Cider Share & Meal

For a refresher on our bylaws and eligibility to serve on the Board, visit