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Maple Syrup – An American Tradition – Facts and Trivia

By Denise

Maple syrup facts and trivia George Washington had an extensive maple farm with over 3000 taps each! Thomas Jefferson once mentioned to the Continental Congress that the Colonies must stop relying on the over-taxed ‘slave sugar’ shipped in from the sugar cane fields and every American with a woodlot in their back yard could do […]

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Organic Gardening – Making Maple Syrup

By Denise

Making Maple Syrup brings back many memories of family laughs, cold days and hard work. The American Indians would tape a variety of trees but in this area we use the sugar maple. It has the richest taste and sweetness. I feel it cooks down faster too. The farm I grew up on had seven […]

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