Colorado couple works to revive historic orchards

September 9, 2011 • State News

In this photo taken Aug. 31, 2011, Jude Schuenemeyer pulls weeds from a white winter pear main tree he started from a graft on his orchard near Cortez, Colo. The origin of the species dates back to Europe in pre 1200s. Schuenemeyer and his wife, Addie, are co-founders of the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project which is an effort to propagate the rare fruit and vegetable genetics found in the county. (AP Photo/Cortez Login to read more

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