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Sugar Shack

In 2019, I finally got to work on our long anticipated sugar shack so that we could boil sap under cover & out of the wind. During the early spring, I cut down white pine trees that had been blown over or broken during the last two winters. With Chris’...
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2021 Planting

It was tough to plant this year — just before we were scheduled to plant, we got a lot of rain. This year’s block was under water so we had to delay a day but fortunately we got some sun & wind for things to dry out. Who knows how...
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Closed for 2020 Season

There’s no way around it, 2020 has been a crazy year for all of us. Covid-19 has impacted the way we work and prevented some of our planned projects this year. The farm sits in the regional pocket of NH’s extreme drought classification.  That means we’ve had losses of our young...
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Sugar shack

After years of talking about building a sugar shack to house our maple syrup operation, 2019 became the year of action.  The work really began in the early winter making plans and designs and reading about how to build using timber frame techniques.  My goal was to use wood from...
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