Tapping Maples

Sugarin Time!

Sugarin Time!

This is the time of year to be tapping Maples and Birches. Freezing temps at night and WARM days means the sap is running. One can hear the life surging behind the bark and the steady drip into the buckets fills my heart with gratitude.  With Maple syrup prices soaring and my passion for it we tapped about 5 Maples and are still collecting their generous flow. [Read more…]

Pine is Fine

Tree eating is growing on me.  Last year, I developed an appreciation for a variety of edible tree buds, leaves, fruits, nuts and even saps, but harvesting the inner bark to make flour just didn’t tempt me.  Just not that hungry. [Read more…]