7 edition of From Maple Trees to Maple Syrup (First Facts. from Farm to Table) found in the catalog.
by First Facts Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||24|
The Northwest is getting into the lucrative maple syrup industry. Farmers and researchers in Washington state are beginning to tap the sweet potential of the much-maligned bigleaf maple tree. Making maple syrup at home requires a little work and planning, but the results are rewarding and sweet! It takes about 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon of maple syrup, and we usually collect enough sap from 2 trees in our yard to make about 1/2 gallon of syrup every year.
Any tree in the maple family can be tapped for syrup, but some syrup tastes better than others. The best type of tree to tap is the sugar maple, but over the years my family has also tapped silver maples, red maples, and even box-elder (black maple!) trees. March - Maple Syrup Unit Study - How Maple Syrup Is Made (school forest! One of my favorite signs of spring is seeing maple syrup taps and buckets on the trees around me. Next Sunday is Maple Syrup Sunday here i. Tony Denning of Maple Leaf Farm in Canterbury started making maple syrup after he was laid off from his construction job three years ago.
Ever wondered how maple syrup is made? Ethan and Justin visit a farm in Ontario (Siloam Orchards) to watch the process from tree sap, to syrup, to yummy maple taffy. A fun way for kids to see what. Like the red maple, silver maple is a relatively short-lived tree when compared to the sugar or black maple, living perhaps years. Because of its fast growth rate, however, mature trees can achieve diameters in excess of 3 feet and heights in excess of feet.
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From Maple Trees to Maple Syrup (From Farm to Table) Library Binding – September 1, by Kristin Thoennes Keller (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kristin Thoennes Keller Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). The "maple syrup comes from sugar maple trees" that are planted so workers can make syrup. All of these trees that are planted together are "called a sugar bush." As these trees grow they also produce a sap which is a "clear sweet liquid." When springtime rolls around it is time to harvest the sap that is flowing in the trees.5/5(2).
Whether you’re a beginner or a lifelong sugarmaker, you’ll find essential information including: • Identifying and selecting the best trees. This updated Second Edition also includes a chapter on tapping and making syrup from non-sugar maple trees such as boxelder, birch, and walnut/5(17).
Love the book, lots of information on maple tree taping and turning sap into syrup. Also maple recipes and history. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Bus driver out of 5 stars Love maple syrup.
Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase/5(27). The ultimate guide for the maple sugaring hobbyist. This guide will walk you through each step of the process, from identifying your maple trees to boiling the sap into maple syrup, and everything in between.
A must read for anyone looking to start tapping maple trees at home. Identify your maple trees; Supplies needed; Tapping your maple trees. Delighting in nature's best-loved sweet. "A fun and fact-filled work guaranteed to delight folks of all ages."-Library Journal.
In this richly illustrated book, the authors explore every aspect of maple syrup/5(14). Maple Sugaring Books and Videos.
We carry books and videos to cover all aspects of maple syrup. From the backyard sugarmaker to the larger commercial producers. We also carry quite a few cookbooks, some that have maple syrup or maple sugar in every recipe. No one really knows who first discovered how to make syrup and sugar from the sap of a maple tree.
However, we know that maple syrup was an important commodity in the North American Indian economy. Maple syrup and sugar were used for barter by Indians living along the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. As Janet Eagleson explains in The Maple Syrup Book (Boston Mills Press, ), “Sugaring was a time of hard work but, as the family sat and talked while they waited for the sap to become sugar.
Maple Syrup takes the reader through the whats, hows, and whys of maple sap and its conversion to maple syrup, that all—so—appreciated product of the North American deciduous forest. The journey begins with an introduction to trees, primarily maple.
These days, some maple syrup producers are adding birch syrup on as a sideline. Birch trees produce a bit later than maple trees.
They require daytime temperatures in the 40’s and 50’s, and often produce in April just as maple trees are finishing their sap run. Finding maple trees and deciding which to tap. The first step in making maple syrup is to find the maple trees.
There are two main concerns here: Tree health. Choose trees that leaf out well in summer, without many leafless, dead branches. Sap flows to feed living tissue only, so trees with a lot of dead branches will have less sap flow. Tree.
The process of tapping maple trees, collecting the sap, and making maple syrup (one of the many uses of maple sap) is actually quite simple.
It does, however, take some time and a willingness to get outdoors and experience this miracle of nature (literally tapping into Mother Nature). Below is a summary of the process. Click on a section for. The Maple Syrup Coloring Book On Sale $ $/EACH Add to cart.
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For a gallon of maple syrup, you’ll need about 40 gallons of sap. For other trees, such as birch, you’ll need more or less. Birch typically takes gallons of sap to make syrup. Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) The sugar maple yields the highest volume and concentration of sap, making it a superior candidate for tapping.
Its sugar content is approximately %. Black maple (Acer nigrum) Black maples produce as much sweet sap as sugar maples. The trees closely resemble sugar maples and can be distinguished by their leaves. It takes about 40 years for a sugar maple tree to be ready to be tapped.
Once the tree is mature, it can continue to give sap for about years. Although there are approximately species of maple trees that produce sap, there are three primarily varieties. Sugar maple is the most popular. Black maple and red maple are also : Beverly Hernandez.
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What is maple syrup good for. I use maple syrup in any way I would use sugar. It's wonderful to use in any situation where refined sugar wouldn’t dissolve easily, and great for baking and, of course, pancake syrup.
For baking, replace every cup of refined sugar with 3/4 cup of maple syrup, and reduce the overall liquid in the recipe by a few tablespoons. Great for beginners! iIncludes tree ID, tapping and syrup making guide.
Learn to identify and tap sugar maple trees and create delicious syrup from the sap. 31 pg. Buy 5 or more and save! Discount applies to any Country Wisdom Bulletin; you can mix and : $ The tree can be tapped again, but in a new spot.
Tapping a maple tree does not harm it and some have been tapped for more than a century. Tags: how to make maple syrup, maple candy, maple sap, maple syrup, maple syruping, sugar maple, sugarbush, sugarhouse.
Catogories: E .I forgot to mention about sap/syrup ratio: with a sugar maple tree, the ratio is 32 gallons to 1 which means you need 32 gallons of sap to cook 1 gallon of syrup.
If you use other maple trees, the ratio gets higher, more sap to make 1 gallon of syrup.