Apple Harvest and Cider 2015

This was the second year I got to participate in the annual apple cider event at work, in Julian Alden Weir Farm National Historic Site. Last week on National Public Lands Day, we held a smaller cider-making function due to the surprising surplus crop of apples this year. You'd never think we had a drought … Continue reading Apple Harvest and Cider 2015

National Park Weekend 2015

Mild spring weather arrived just in time for National Park weekend on the 18th and 19th of April. Along with the warm, fresh air, new young leaves, and the first blossoms, come a stream of visitors eager to head outdoors. This is Julian Alden Weir Farm National Park/Historic Site, where I work for the National … Continue reading National Park Weekend 2015

Apple Harvest and Cider-making 2014

Besides collecting pumpkins, this is the season of apple-picking. Probably no other time of year unites us New Englanders as much as the harvest days. These gatherings are not only to reap the bounties of the year, but to also enjoy ourselves with friends, family, co-workers, newcomers, and strangers. This sense of community is deeply … Continue reading Apple Harvest and Cider-making 2014