Fall Harvest: The Fruits that Trees Give

As the hot days of summer come to an end and the first whispers of winter blow through the trees, farmers and gardeners will be working hard to harvest the fruits and vegetables they planted. When people hear the word “harvest” they probably think of all the vegetables that come from plants, but some trees have also been a source for harvesting for hundred of years now. Native Americans who lived in Michigan used trees to make their canoes and houses. Earlier settlers like Lemuel and Elisha … [Read more...]