Welcome to the next step in your maple journey! Here, you’ll continue to learn about production techniques, marketing strategies and the many interesting uses of maple syrup. We hope your sweet tooth is ready!

In this project, you’ll:

  • Gain an understanding of every step in the syrup process and the equipment used
  • Learn how to identify a healthy sugar bush
  • Have the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and tour a woodlot
  • Have a fun debate about pure maple syrup versus maple substitutes

Reference Manual


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