Category: Farming & Sugaring

  • Growing Hops In Reynoldston

    Growing Hops In Reynoldston Growing hops was a good source of cash for the earlr farmers/ settlers of Reynoldston.  Both Allen Bordeaux and Joseph Campbell grew hops and sold them during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Their children and grandchildren recall growing and picking hops as part of their life in the community.  In […]

  • Farming In Reynoldston

      [flagallery gid=9 name=”Gallery”]    FARMING Nature and custom limited the extent that Reynoldston was a farming community. The settlers of the 1870’s were few, and unlike the farmers in the St. Lawrence Valley, had no broad expanses of good land. During Reynoldston’s most active years, 1880-1930 land was cleared, and forests cut. The woods […]