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Making Maple Syrup

With the bustle of spring comes a flurry of outdoor activity, and when temperatures rise above freezing during the day and dip back below at night, the sap of the maple trees begins to flow.  What would be more suitable then, than to warm our bodies in the morning with a steaming stack of pancakes… Continue reading Making Maple Syrup

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Harvesting Black Walnuts

Black walnuts have a bit of a bad reputation, not for their taste, but for the amount of work it takes to harvest them, the stain they can leave behind, and because the nuts grow new trees very easily ( a problem for some, not for others).  This fall, we decided to put their taste… Continue reading Harvesting Black Walnuts