March 12, 2017


Those of you who know me, know I have been working with trees my entire adult life. Starting at the age of tender age of 18, I picked four apple seasons in Washington State, and 30 years ago I eventually planted my own pear orchard in West Virginia. After m...

February 18, 2017

After the White oak acorns were cured processed and set aside I now turned to the black oak acorns. As I mentioned earlier I kept these separate. I had never fooled with acorns to this extent. I had heard that the red oaks were 10% oils and the blacks were up to 30% oi...

February 9, 2017

"What about the wildlife? If we forage for acorns, won't the wildlife suffer?"

Why does it always seem that there is a conflict of interests between man and nature? We have been lead to believe  that one must get their needs met at the expense of the other....

February 3, 2017

"When it rains it pours" could not hold any truer than with acorns which is a derivation from the old European "Oak Corn". Without apparent reason other than Fall, they just seem to be all over the ground and then they slowly disappear again. It’s one of those magical...

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