Sunday, March 7, 2010

Syrup Season

Late winter, when the sap begins to flow, means maple syrup is coming soon. It takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make a gallon of sweet syrup. Several places near Kalamazoo offer demonstrations of the process and celebrations of the season.

Kalamazoo Nature Center Maple Sugar Festival 2010

Kellogg Forest Maple Sugar Day

Blandford Nature Center Sugarbush Festival & Pancake Breakfast

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Maple Sugar Time

St Joseph County Parks, IN Sugar Camp Days

Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival

Or read the Michigan Backyard Gardener on making your own syrup.

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