Last year, we cleaned and saved about 80 pounds of pawpaw seeds, from specimens in New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. All of the seeds were cold-stratified over the long winter in damp soil. We set up 200 deep cone planters this spring with stratified seed, and waited. Today, we checked a few containers
Our nursery of pawpaw trees has awakened from the long winter, with all trees now showing signs of buds and leaves. We have 8 species of pawpaw near the distillery, but none flowered this year. Pawpaw leaves late spring Spring pawpaw buds and leaves.
Mohawk Spirits Distillery has joined the American Distilling Institute. "The American Distilling Institute (ADI) is the oldest and largest organization of small-batch, independently-owned distillers in the United States. Founded in 2003 by Bill Owens, the organization has grown from a few dozen distillers to more than 1,000 paid members. In 2015, more than 1,500 people