Sugar Maple Tree The maple tree is best known for three things, it’s helicopter seeds which fall to the ground spinning like the blades of a helicopter, it’s fine wood, and the syrup or sugar which is made from its sap. Maple syrup is probably the true fame maker for the maple tree. The sugar […]
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We have a modern sugarhouse, and use plastic tubing for sap collection, yet we boil with a traditional wood burning evaporator. For nostalgic reasons we have traditional buckets hung on the trees around the Sugarhouse.