Dick and Vivian Green of Pleasant Springs Orchard

6 Juicy Questions

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Member: Dick and Vivian Green of Pleasant Springs Orchard
Years with the DCFM: 36 years, since 1981

  1. What's your favorite product you grow and why? Dick: Our apples - we have 75 different kinds!
  2. What is your favorite part of the Dane County Farmers' Market? Dick: The look on the customer's face when they take a bite of one our apples and say 'This is the greatest apple I've ever eaten!'
  3. If you weren't a farmer what would your occupation be? Dick: I'd be teaching science and having fun. (editor's note: this is a natural choice for Dick as he taught science at the middle and high school levels for 31 years!)
  4. What's your favorite word or phrase? Vivian: There's lots of crazy people in the world and we haven't met them all yet!
  5. What's your current indulgence? Dick: Spending time with our 3 year old granddaughter who is awesome.
  6. What's your favorite way to enjoy your apples? Dick: Vivian bakes up a delicious apple pecan cheesecake that is to die for.