One of the things that attracted us to our home in Woodstock is the ability to access so many different hikes and public nature spaces on foot, without having to get in a car.
The recent revitalization and creation of the new East End Park inspired me to memorialize our favorite picnic spots in town.
Did you know that in Eastern Europe the first run of birch sap each season was once considered the “fountain of youth?” It was reserved for royalty, and no wonder. One serving of birch water contains five times the amount of manganese than a cup of kale.
Tree sap isn't just for making syrup. Many cultures utilize the first run of tree sap in their springtime cleansing rituals. Here we talk about why we're motivated to tap (hint: it's not for syrup!).