It is not our dream home, but the opportunity was too good to pass up - and we have a couple of paths that it may lead to. We might decide to live there for quite some time, or it may be a stepping stone. Either way, we are thrilled to be land owners again and have our own place to dream, build and grow!
About 1907 the fruit industry began in this area on a large scale. The most famous of the orchards were those of the Mesa Orchards Company. At its peak the company had 1,200 acres growing various fruit trees (mostly apples) and was one of the biggest orchards in the world.