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Our First Harvest Celebration: Maple Trees – March 30 (with Wild Earth!)

March 14, 2013

Join Brook Farm Project and Wild Earth on Saturday, March 30th as we celebrate the first harvest of the year and the incredible gift of maple trees.

What an incredible gift the maple trees give us each year – delicious, sweet maple tree water. Add some heat, and we can make our own sweet maple syrup, sugar and snacks!

Join us in celebrating as we collect and boil maple sap into syrup, sugar and snacks, practice primitive skills and crafts, and warm ourselves by the fire as we sing, dance and tell stories.

For:  Everyone – people of all ages!
Location:  Brook Farm
Date:  Saturday, March 30th
Time:  11am – 3pm (ceremony at Noon)
Cost:  Free!
Bring:  Food, drink and appropriate clothing for your family. Optional: bring musical instruments, songs, stories, skills, and crafts you are working on.

Activities throughout the day:

  • Collect and boil sap into maple syrup.
  • Plant a sugar maple tree as a symbol of our gratitude.
  • Learn to make fire from friction.
  • Learn cordage and other primitive skills and crafts.
  • Sit by a warm camp fire, sing songs, tell and hear stories, and learn dances.
  • Find out about all the great programs, events, and opportunities at Brook Farm and Wild Earth.
  • Enjoy maple snacks and other treats!

Rain plan: Please check this webpage if weather is questionable. No news is good news!


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