Food · Garden

How to make maple syrup in 3 easy steps

I learned how to tap maple trees two years ago thanks to my friends Steve and Lisa McBride of the Mobile Goat Homestead. It’s one of my favourite end-of-winter activities, and the fact that this un-tapped resource (pun intended) is just chilling out in the maple trees all around us is super cool. With these… Continue reading How to make maple syrup in 3 easy steps

Garden

Why kale is the bomb

Kale is the *ultimate* cold climate green. I mean, just look at that badass brassica! I took this picture in the middle of winter on January 15th in our backyard garden. Still some leaves to harvest, after being covered in snow and ice for weeks! I then proceeded to steam them for supper along with some… Continue reading Why kale is the bomb