First week and tapping trees

By |2013-02-18T19:02:00-05:00February 18th, 2013|Field School|

** Summer programs announced. Visit our Programs page for details. We also have kids long sleeve t-shirts for sale ($20, proceeds support scholarship).Email me to buy one.Last week was our first week of programs for the spring. We had a wonderful time exploring the land, meeting new friends, and reconnecting with old ones. We started our [...]

Quinzee construction & Crows

By |2013-02-12T12:53:00-05:00February 12th, 2013|earth skills seminar|

** Our summer camp schedule is now on our website. Visit the Summer Programs page for details and registration forms. This week for the Earth Skills Seminar we constructed a quinzhee. The snow was far less than ideal for it. A quinzee is like a big down jacket that you can crawl inside and sleep [...]

Alternative Sugaring

By |2013-02-06T04:10:00-05:00February 6th, 2013|earth skills seminar|

Embarassingly out of focus shot of the ESS group carving their own sumac/elderberry spiles Today kicked off the beginning of the Earth Skills Seminar  A small group of us gathered at my house to celebrate the beginning of sap flow by making spiles. We'll be checking them over the coming weeks to see which trees start flowing sooner than [...]