Locals Only

Visiting the Ol’ Cider Press

Here are pictures from our trip out to the Cider Press at Rolling Acres near St. Jacobs, Ontario.  It’s a 20 minute drive from our house and we’ve been there three times this fall.  You can read about our trip here.


The press is in the silver building on the left.
ciderpress_001 The apples are rinsed first.ciderpress_004

Up the shoot to the sprayer.


Getting sprayed off.

ciderpress_006 Up a conveyor to be macerated (chopped)ciderpress_002

Down from the chopper to the press.ciderpress_003

The pressed cider is sent to a barrel to be measured to determine cost.


Finally it is bagged if you wish, or sent to your bucket.

5 thoughts on “Visiting the Ol’ Cider Press

  1. Pingback: Rolling Acres Cider Press - Foodlink: Find Healthy Local Food in the Waterloo Region

  2. I love apple cider. It’s one of my all-time favourite things, particularly during Summer. I’ve never seen any sort of cider sold in a bag before! Very very cool. Thanks for showing us the inner workings of the cidery!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s