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Even in the city, you can tap into the maple harvest

Taking sugar bush tours on festival day, or even just driving out to Elmira, you’ll see stretches of maple trees suitable for harvesting the...

First tap makes syrup season official

There were a few drops in the bucket at last week’s ceremonial first tree tap, but it might have just been the rain. Still,...

The View from Here – March 01, 2018

The season underway, the eager beavers are lined up to get the syrup as fresh as fresh can be.

A taste of sap season as EMSF holds contest to pick its maple syrup producer of the year

One maple syrup producer hit the sweet spot during judging this week. We just don’t know who that is ... yet. Eight producers from as...

Having all kinds of fun in sticky situations

It’s not all about livestock and country fairs for the 4-H Club. For a group of young 4-H members, the club is all about maple...

Maple producers not immune to climate change, say WLU researchers

For weeks, maple producers have been happily tapping away at their trees, turning sap into liquid gold. But in the future, say 100 years down...

Snowy weather is no deterrent to festival-goers

  A heavy snowfall on Saturday afternoon didn’t keep the crowds away from the 52nd annual Elmira Maple Syrup Festival. EMSF chair Drew McGovern estimates 60,000...

Plenty to do before the syrup reaches your pancakes

The fruit of the sugar maple on full display this weekend at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival depends on good weather, but it also...
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