764: Dee Stevens on Easy Fruit Picking.
A solution to the challenge of easily picking fruit in our orchards.
In This Podcast:
We meet Dr. Dee Stevens, one of group of friends who took an idea about harvesting fruit easier and safer, and created a product that is innovative and simple to use. They worked through several designs until they came up with one they loved. Greg learns how they came up with the idea, how they navigated through some of the challenges of fruit harvesting, and ended up with a patented solution that backyard orchardists can really appreciate.
Dr. Dee S. Stevens, D.C. has been practicing chiropractic care for 34 years. He has worked with the L.A. Rams, the California Angels, the Mighty Ducks professional hockey team, and the U.S.C. Trojans. Because of this experience and training Dr. Stevens performed Chiropractic and rehab on many professional, Olympic, and college athletes.
Dr. Stevens is also one of the original inventors of Easy Pickins Fruit Harvester, a patented tool to help us single-handedly pick fruit quickly, easily, and safely. He and his team at RAD Innovations are working on several other innovations.
Listen in and learn about:
- The company RAD Innovations that he and a few friends founded.
- How the idea came from the partner Dr. Spinlove who has a lot of fruit trees
- The simple design that makes harvesting easier and safer removing the need for ladders almost completely
- The versatility in collecting that still is a whole lot easier than typical fruit harvesting tools
- The time trials that showed they could collect about 30 apples a minute with the tool.
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We tried the Easy Pickins Fruit Harvester after this interview and loved it so much we added it to our General Store. Click this button below to visit our store.
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