Mighty Oaks Will Follow Little Acorns at Fire-Scarred Mendocino Vineyard

Jan 2, 2018

Acorns ready for planting in joint project by the Oak Granary and the Hopland Research and Extension Center. The Frey Winery in Redwood Valley has welcomed the project to plant acorns to begin healing its burned land.
Credit The Oak Granary

When the October firestorms swept through Redwood Valley in Mendocino County, the innovative Frey family winery on Tomki Road lost vehicles, equipment, homes and a barn full of goats. In December, Katrina Frey welcomed volunteers bearing acorns onto the burned land around the dormant vines.