Couple Start Second Career As Apple Farmers And Cider Makers

By Zac Schultz | November 11, 2014


Deirdre Birmingham and her husband John already had successful careers when they decided to invest their life savings in an old dairy farm to grow apples that no-one would want to eat.  They planted thousands of apple trees and are now making Apple Brandy and cider.

Nothing goes to waste in cider farming. Watch the web extra “Cider Mash” to find out where the leftovers go.

Zac Schultz

Zac Schultz is a reporter for the “Wisconsin Life” project who thinks three-minute stories and one-line bio descriptions are woefully brief.
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