22 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Sap And Syrup
As winter wanes and spring approaches, wild foodists all across North America tap into the time-honored tradition of sugar production – mainly, the transformation of maple tree sap into maple…
Syrup makers toil this winter - The Boston Globe
Across the region, record winter temperatures are wreaking havoc with maple tree systems, forcing syrup producers to tap trunks early in the hope of catching the best, most sugary sap before it disappears with spring. At least one producer in Massachusetts, Turtle Lane Maple Farm in North Andover, has decided not to tap its trees because the warm weather has so depleted the trees’ sugar, making the production of syrup too onerous and costly.
Have a Maple Tree? How to Tap a Maple Tree for Making Syrup!
Which trees can you tap for sap, what do you need, and how do you do it? You'll never believe it but I have the answers to alllllll those questions for you right here. If you stumbled here because you want to learn how to make maple syrup, you should
Homestead Tips on Tuesday: Maple Syrup
Real (from a tree) Maple syrup….. When I say those words do you think of Vermont? Maybe you think of the high price associated with buying it. Well I am here to tell you that you can make your own and you don’t even have to live in Vermont to do it!! While most people are by now ready for spring to get here, and trust me, I long for it too….. I just keep telling myself that these -30 days are going to make for an amazing sap run, which means jars upon jars of liquid gold in my pantry. The…