J.F. Pirro

About the Author J.F. Pirro

J.F. Pirro is a gentleman farmer in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. He writes about people, social trends, historic preservation and 18th-century America, agrarian culture, land use, and sports and recreation topics.

Maple Syrup

Come and See the Maple!

A typical day at Silloway Maple, a 70-year-old maple sugaring business in Randolph Center, Vermont, looks a lot like it did 50 years ago. Neighbors, …