For many homesteaders springtime means sugaring. Tree syrup is Mother Nature’s apology for a long, hard winter and can be made by tapping a variety of tree species. Learn how to tap trees and take advantage of this sweet resource.
We wanted to share how our home maple syrup operation works. This post contains all the details of how we tap our trees, collect the sap, different methods of boiling it down with and without homemade evaporators, and how we finish it and can it so we can enjoy delicious homemade syrup all year round. […]