The Pommies Cider Co. annual apple tree giveaway is coming to Kingston this Saturday, May 11.
This is the event’s seventh year and the company, in partnership with the LCBO, have now also joined with Forests Ontario to have even more trees planted across the province.
The campaign arrives in town on May 11 at the 34 Barrack Street LCBO where Pommies will have samples of their Original, Farmhouse and Red Sangria ciders from 11:30am to 3:30pm.
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Patrons who purchase 12 cans of Pommies Cider can take home an apple tree to plant in their garden and a donation will be made to Forests Ontario for another four trees to be planted.
“We are proud that to date we’ve helped get over 850 trees planted by our customers through this annual campaign” said Nick Sutcliffe, owner, Pommies Cider Co. “This year though we wanted to do something extra and have partnered with Forests Ontario to get even more trees in the ground.”
“Pommies were one of the first locally made, craft ciders on our shelves” said Mark Wilson, Category Manager, Beer & Cider, LCBO. “We are pleased to have supported this green and creative initiative for so many years and are looking forward to another successful campaign.”
The honey crisp apple trees being given away are approximately three feet tall and one year old. These dwarf variety trees will not exceed a height of eight-feet tall when fully grown. Detailed planting and growing instructions are provided with each tree.
Established in 2011, Pommies Ciders are produced in Caledon, Ontario, and are made from the juice of 100 per cent Ontario apples. They are gluten free, GMO free, vegan, contain no artificial flavours or colours and are never made from concentrate.
Find out more at pommies.com