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Maple/Birch Tapping

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday March 14, 2013   -   By Alan and Susan

We have been doing workshops here on the farm showing how simple it is to tap maple and birch for your own use...doesn't have to be a large "sugar bush". We show how you can take simple household items for the processing and not have to put money...

The Sap Flows!

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday February 22, 2010   -   By Chris

It took only a few hours and a sunny morning to get about 100 taps in.  We dug out the buckets, lids, tools, and spouts, loaded up the trucks, and headed across town to the sugar bush. The owners of the land that we use have been hard at work...

Bringin' In the Wood...Maple Anyone?

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday February 18, 2010   -   By Chris

With the roof on, the trees tapped, and SNOW in the forecast, it was time to bring in some of our dry firewood. Our design of a post/pole building leaves plenty of open room for the sunshine, for fresh air and ventilation, and for stacking...

Almost time for sugaring...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday January 20, 2009   -   By Chris

After last week's cold snap, everyone was talking about frozen pipes and frozen noses.  But that sort of cold weather reminds us that sugaring season is not too far away from us here in Eastern CT.  It's just about time to start setting up the...

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