We worked late into the night last weekend and finished with drum # 35. The crazy weather here in Vermont is causing some new leaks, and we had multiple culverts that were clogged, causing water to run over the road.
Hello and Happy New Year! We started tapping in early January this year, working our way up the mountain and adding a new section this year. The new section is over 2 miles from the sugarhouse, so there is plenty of pipe to tie and keep us busy. The new section should add around 1600 additional taps this year, making our total around 19,500 taps.
As consumers become increasingly conscious of what they eat and of the ingredients used in their food products, companies advertising maple on their primary selling panel without containing any real maple on the ingredient list are being dragged into the spotlight.