Mike Heximer fills up containers of freshly squeezed apple juice at a community fruit pressing event in Rossland on Saturday. The pressing day was open to those with extra apples or pears that needed pressing. Some pressers turn their juice into cider

Mike Heximer fills up containers of freshly squeezed apple juice at a community fruit pressing event in Rossland on Saturday. The pressing day was open to those with extra apples or pears that needed pressing. Some pressers turn their juice into cider

Putting the squeeze on EXTRA fruit

A community fruit pressing event was held in Rossland on Saturday.

Mike Heximer fills up containers of freshly squeezed apple juice at a community fruit pressing event in Rossland on Saturday. The pressing day was open to those with extra apples or pears that needed pressing. Some pressers turn their juice into cider, or freeze it to drink later in the winter. The event was hosted at a private residence in collaboration with Rossland Real Food and WildSafeBC.