Sugaring Operation 2014: Part One

Tapping is happening.

The apprentices and staff are working to insert plastic spouts into the 3,000 sugar maple trees that make up the sugarbush. With warmer weather on the way (we hope, we think?!), the sap should be flowing in the next few weeks.

This image gives a quick overview of what our sugaring operation look like in the sugarbush (you can click on the image to make it larger):

 

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