Backyard Sugaring the Permaculture Way: an excerpt

The process of collecting and boiling sap has hardly changed since Native Americans began harvesting hundreds of years ago; innovations have mainly come in how sap is moved from tree to fire and how quickly the boil is conducted. But the main process is both simple and timeless.

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Backyard Sugaring the Permaculture Way: an excerpt

Maple Sugaring is the first agricultural act of spring in the Northeast. It signals the awakening of the plant kingdom, with copious amounts of sap flowing up from the roots of the Sugar Maple,  awakening dormant buds and pushing forth flowers and eventually leaves that will be the solar array of the trees and forests […]