At Backus Pioneer Village on Saturday the volunteers and staff showed life as pioneers lived. Featuring open air cooking, herbs, games, laundry,gardening ,
1812 military encampment .Tepee was also set up .
Joanne doing a lot of meat cooking on open fires using cast iron and enamel pots
Cooking blueberry and raspberry jams in the pot was my job.Under a big shade tree with a good breeze made the job fun not a chore.Gave out little samples on wooden sticks as the jam started to set up to the visitors that came by …. Very popular spot…..
Some of the dishes cooked, squirrel stew, venison stuffed peppers , so good,
Cutting the ham , wild turkey, duck.
Lots of dishes to try.
Busy fun time.