Heritage apple class planned in Lewisburg

[LEWISBURG, W.Va.] A two-day class on heritage apple preservation will be offered at New River Community and Technical College’s Greenbrier Valley Campus this month.

Students will learn about the history and variety of apples found in West Virginia, what heritage apples are and their importance, how to find and care for vintage apples, and how to plant a home orchard.

The class will meet on Thursday, October 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, October 26 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The cost for the class is $35, and registration is required by October 10.

For more information or to register, visit www.newriver.edu/community or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, gkincaid@newriver.edu) or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469, vstone@newriver.edu).

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).