In 2008, Noah moved to a property in the Santa Cruz Mountains with big dreams to build and run a small farm. He sells blueberries and figs at the local farmers market from the existing small crops, got his organic certification from CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers), and laid out plans to expand. On the wish list was making and selling hard cider. He soon discovered that running a small farm by himself was more that he’d bargained for.
After several years of ups and downs, Noah finally started making cider. Soon his yurt was full of large bubbling carboys, as he experimented with different flavors and shared them with friends. The cider went from puckered lips at first taste, to “That’s not bad,” to “Hey Noah, got any more of that cider?” In 2015, he took a cider class though Oregon State University and Krazy Farm Cider was born.
“The name Krazy Farm represents the hectic nature of running/expanding a farm solo in the middle of nowhere with clay & sandstone soil,” explained Noah.
Noah is currently working with a cider maker in Washington he met though his course to recreate and perfect his favorite (and most popular) home brew recipes. He’s also planted over 100 apple trees on the farm with unique cider apples that are hard to come by in the United States. They’ll be used to diversify Krazy Farm’s offerings.
- Made In:Stevenson, WA