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Monday, March 22, 2010

Monday Musings - Maple Syrup Sunday in Maine

Did you know it takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of pure maple syrup?
When my children were younger we always participated in Maine Maple Sunday. The event is always the fourth Sunday in March and is a great opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy the Springtime, warmer temperatures. Maple Sugar makers around the State open the doors of their sugarhouses and invite the public to join them in their rites of spring - making delicious maple syrup.

Click on the photo above to be taken to the Get Real Maine website for more information and for maple syrup - sugarhouse locations throughout the state of Maine. Many sugarhouses offer free tasting and live demonstrations of how syrup is produced. This years Maine Maple Sunday falls on March 28th, so get out there and enjoy the day!.

2 comments:

Lafe's Hidden Treasures said...

I have had syrup from UpState New York and OMG it is delicious, nothing like it. Thanks for sharing. http://lafeshiddentreasures.blogspot.com/

Rebecca said...

I am always amazed when I hear that statistic! There is an awful lot of maple sap collecting to feed all of us hungry maple syrup lovers. I love the really light kind, my husband likes the darker kind. Mine is harder to find down here in PA.