After 4 long years, the end is in sight. It’s been a long road and a long time coming since we (I) decided that there needed to be a little building with a greenhouse attached to it up on the top of the hill, maybe around that weird old cracked slab that is there. Just […]Read More The Seed House
What does this photo have to do with making maple syrup? Come find out at a free demonstration at the Trillium Center Saturday, March 1 from 4-6 PM.Read More Making Maple Syrup
We have several opportunities to learn about late winter and early spring plant medicines in March. The Community Herbal Intensive begins February 23 and meets monthly. We’ll be doing a demonstration of tapping maple trees and making maple syrup at home. We’ll take a walk to find early spring tree medicines and then sit down […]Read More March Schedule
still grinding away at things here. this week we have a house guest who is more than a little willing to get his hands (and feet) dirty for the cause. with his help, we have gotten the base layer of the Rocket Stove with Thermal Mass Bench started. it’s coming along well we’ve mixed up […]Read More the bench is born
Earlier today, after looking at a few more websites and pictures of various rocket stove designs, I got it into my head that I would just go out and make the thing. Why not? I used a rectangle of cement that was poured by the Drennans, the people who lived here while my dad was […]Read More Let’s make syrup!