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Local foragers supply mushrooms to gourmet restaurants
Fred Dardenne and Brendon Smith have built a local business selling wild mushrooms to gourmet restaurants in Nova Scotia as well as Montreal and Toronto.
Maple sap production declines after big seed year
Research reveals a new way to predict sap production: How many seed helicopters rained down from the trees the year before.
Discovery could turn maple syrup-making upside down
Last year researchers at the University of Vermont announced something that could change the way we think about Vermont — or at least how it produces its famous maple syrup.
Why are maple syrup yields shrinking?
Scientists are investigating why maple syrup tree taps are yielding less sap than decades ago and whether climate change is one of the culprits.
Maple syrup produces weather storm after storm
Despite Mather Nature’s winter-wrath, maple producers in the region are reporting minimal damage to trees and lines.
Christmas tree grower braces for busy weekend
For the last 40 years, the MacLeod family of New Glasgow has been fully aware that Christmas comes but once a year.
A new non-timber forest product?
Here's yet another way that wood can enhance our lives. Should we add ambience to the list of non-timber forest products?