the old apple tree by our place in Boonville, California [Link]
I have been photographing these old apple trees for over ten years now. Relics of an outdated rural economy. Location – Mountain View Road, Boonville, Anderson Valley, northern California. The valley is now increasingly dominated by vineyards.
The old apple tree today. Last year – [Link] Also – [Link] More – archaeographer.com
Abbey, Welsh, Black Labrador Retriever, nearly 15, at home in northern California
Back in Boonville, after the field season in the UK. Standish vinyard – tasting room in an old apple barn. Testimony to the dying orchards of the valley, the fast-growing shift to wine production. Standish – the old connection with the Pilgrim Fathers. One of the Pinot Noirs is named “Mayflower”. Gallery – Link