Victor Rabolvsky ’12 HonoredDecember 12, 2018
Nestled amid the rolling hills of picturesque Woodstock Hill, Connecticut is Woodstock Orchards LLC. While growing up on his family orchard, Harold R. Bishop was influenced to follow his dreams and purchase his own orchard.
Harold graduated from UConn's College of Agriculture in 1957 and in 1958 purchased the well established orchard from H.M. Woodbury. At that time, the orchard produced apples, peaches, pears and plums.
In 1998, an LLC was formed with Harold, Douglas and Donna Young as partners. Douglas had worked the orchard and brought diversity to the orchard since 1975. The farm has diversified growing blueberries, trellis apples for pick your own, it's own field and greenhouse vegetables, pumpkins, hardy mums and fresh, sweet apple cider.
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