New land for the sugar bush

In January, Joe and I bought some land near Moose Brook in Hardwick. It’s a beautiful spot…the river flows through the property, there’s great hiking, and of course there’s lots of sugar maple trees! The video below shows Joe and I last weekend at the new land, before our first open house of the 2009 season.Continue reading “New land for the sugar bush”

Cleaning up the ice storm, getting ready for maple season 2009

This is the time of year that Joe shifts gears from construction and spends more time in the sugar bush setting up lines, cleaning up tree debris, fixing damage from little critters, and doing all the things that get us in good shape for February tapping. This year he’s got his hands full. That nastyContinue reading “Cleaning up the ice storm, getting ready for maple season 2009”