We're finally having the sugaring week that we have all been dreaming of. Tuesday brought us our biggest collection this year by far and had James up half the night boiling, followed in the morning by more boiling, more collecting and then more boiling. The weather looks great … [Read more...] about Full and By Farm: Sugaring Dream Week
Learn about the events happening in and around Essex, NY! Check out the schedule below created from the Essex Calendar of Events to see what's coming up this week! Click on the link to Essex, NY Calendar to learn more about a particular event. Sunday, March 30, 2014 Maple … [Read more...] about Upcoming Essex Events 3/30-4/6
Maple Brook Farm and Reber Rock Farm will be opening their doors to visitors Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30th from 10am to 2pm both days. Maple Brook Farm has raised cattle and produced maple syrup for generations. After installing new lines in an old part of the sugar bush … [Read more...] about Maple Weekend in Reber!
Click on a photo for a larger image view and to read short captions. Read the complete captions below for the full story and learn more about what’s happening at Reber Rock Farm in Essex, NY! And if you missed the previous RRF Fotofeeds check them out below once you have … [Read more...] about Reber Rock Farm Fotofeed #5: Getting Ready for Sugar
Last weekend's promise of warm sunny days left us disappointed and chilled. The temperatures just made it above freezing Saturday morning, only to drop off by the afternoon. The sun barely making an appearance at all. Since tapping Friday we collected a little sap in the buckets, … [Read more...] about Full and By Farm: Snow Challenges Sugar Collecting