Category Archives: 2013

Maple Weekend Festivities

This coming weekend is the second installment of festivities across New York State celebrating maple syrup. Sugarhouses and nature centers statewide open their doors and give the public a glimpse of the production process and a taste of the sweet … Continue reading

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Update for March 2013

It has been an incredible week and I have been very busy down at the sugarshack. I was not sure I would even have time to knock off this quick update, but there are some really important events coming up … Continue reading

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I am a sugarmaker

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Originally posted on Grist:
Matthew KenrickThis is, like, a swordfish or something. “Man, Europe,” we think, shaking our heads with superiority. “Those weirdos are eating horse instead of beef. What a mixed-up, topsy-turvy continent.” Shrugging, we then pick up our…

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Another early season maple sugaring & climate uncertainty

On a day when thousands are converging on DC for what is being billed as the largest climate rally ever, I take stock of the very real and very personal effects of climate change on my life.  As I walked … Continue reading

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