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Month: February 2018

10 Tips for Maple Syrup Rookies

By Scott Ervin, Lehman’s Hardware There is an abundance of sources for information on how to tap trees and make maple syrup. How-to guides are readily available on line and in books. I picked up a great book at Lehman’s that was very helpful. I recommend that anyone interested in making maple syrup for the first time study this readily available […]

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The Woman HomesteadHER and FarmHER

  Over the past 10 years, and more so in recent years, the face of farming has changed drastically. While it has changed in ways of gmo vs. non-gmo, it has also changed in relational, age, and “gender” ways. The average Virginia farmer is now 68 years old, and unfortunately his grand-children aren’t necessarily trying […]

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