Tag Archives: tap

Is it Spring yet?

I’ll admit it: I loved getting one more big snow storm before spring.  And it transformed into great packing snow, allowing us to build forts and snow creatures when temperatures rose above freezing.  What a lot of building material we … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Maple Sugaring from Scratch: Sumac Spiles

Last year I had a lot of fun experimenting with maple sap in the kitchen.  We made sap tea, sap beer, sap poached sweet potatoes, sap soda, and maple baked beans… mmm!  I had borrowed buckets and spiles from neighbors … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Nature, Personal Sustainability: How-To, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments