Many people forget that cider is a farming industry.  Cider Week is about the impact that cider has on the region - the economy, and family farms that have been around for generations.

Cider Week is celebrated across New York State and this week it's Cider Week in Western New York. It's a production of the New York Cider Association, and the events "are intended to cultivate an appreciation for New York’s orchard-based cider by showcasing its diversity, food-friendliness, and excellent quality.

Some of the events include tap takeovers, painting parties, tastings, and dinner pairings just to name a few.

To check out the entire list of things going on in Buffalo and Rochester, go to ciderweekwny.com.

Liz was able to talk to Jen from the NY Cider Association to talk more about Cider Week which starts today!

 

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