David Horner

Orchard Manager - Hainlen Orchard
His favorites are:

Cider: Dry, and Bourbon aged
Pommeau: Yes
Apple: Jonagold or Turley Winesap

About David

David manages the daily operations of Hainlen Orchard, our 108-year-old culinary and dessert fruit orchard that supplies base apples for all our ciders.  David is an amazing asset to our local agriculture operation of far more than just apples!  His leadership positively impacts our entire business, as he oversees our seasonal and year-round staff.

David has a background in agriculture, but also worked in his degree field of broadcasting and media where he worked as program director and on-air host for radio stations in Arizona and Indiana.  David enjoys traveling and camping in his tear-drop camper.

David is involved with the following grants and research projects:

  • USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant 2023 – Ground Harvest Fruit for Hard Cider Production
  • Pathstone Farmworker Housing Grant 2023
  • Pathstone Farmworker Housing Grant 2024
  • USDA NRCS 2024