The Palermo Community Library will host a virtual presentation by John Bunker titled, Grandma’s Apple Orchard: The perfect orchard with only 12 trees. How did she do it? The event will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. The free presentation will be accessible via Zoom and Facebook Live.

Bunker, a Colby alumnus, was presented the 2019 Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award by Gov. Janet Mills and Commissioner Amanda Beal for Saving Maine’s Apple Heritage. He also has authored two books, “Apples and the Art of Detection: Tracking Down, Identifying, and Preserving Rare Apples,” and “Not Far From the Tree — a Brief History of the Apples and the Orchards of Palermo Maine 1804-2004.”

The Zoom meeting will be available on the library’s Facebook page and website as well.

Meeting ID: 875 6356 1570 Password: 061741

The library is located at 2789 Route 3.

For more information, call 207-993-6088, email or visit



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