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Originally posted on Redbyrd Orchard Cider:
Pruning is my favorite orchard chore.  It is truly art, sculpting of the tree. To promote fruitful wood, renew old branches, shape the tree for good sunlight and airflow.  Apples and leaves will surround…

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The Fox’s: sugarmakers and sustainable farmers from a lost era

Maple syrup has always been a family affair.  To some sugarmakers, it has been a part of their heritage for multiple generations and a part of their lives since before they were big enough to carry a bucket of sap.  … Continue reading

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