Missoula’s Western Cider holding apple drive

Posted at 6:48 PM, Oct 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-20 20:56:41-04

MISSOULA – Western Cider and the Great Bear Foundation teamed up to help the bears and the people in and around Missoula.

Between 12 p.m. and 6 p,m, every day until the end of the month Western Cider is accepting apple donations which will go toward creating a cider that will be released next year.

Anyone who brings in more than 40 pounds of apples will receive a $5 certificate and — 10% of proceeds from the sale of the beverages created is donated back to the foundation.

“It’s been really fun. It’s. You know everyone’s stoked they have something to do with their apples because it’s like all on the yard and they don’t know what to do with them so a lot of them just go in the trash,” said Casey Higgins with Western Cider.

“So now we get a lot more apples and people don’t have to just throw them out. And It’s kind of fun to see what cider taste like from apples all over Missoula,” Higgins added.

Volunteers from the foundation will also be collecting apples from peoples homes. Click here If you’re interested in that service.