Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Pine needles are loaded with Vitamin C. When they are combined with raw honey, they make a great syrup for coughs and colds, or for breakfast dishes!
I can't wait for the berries to ripen! I am testing out a free mulch for the strawberry patch this year--pine needles.