This Sunday is Maine Maple Sunday! Celebrate by finding recipes in which you can swap in locally made maple syrup instead of using imported cane sugar. To find a list of participating sugar houses, click here. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff Bangor Daily News news story On a spring day so cold the sap froze in the few old-fashioned buckets that Mark Cooper of Coopers Maple Products still uses, the Windham maple producer talked about the changes he has noticed over the 31 years he’s been in business. The season used Read More
Windham, Maine – Today, at a news conference at Cooper’s Maple Products, maple producers, a forest expert, a representative from Senator King’s office, and a conservationist described the effects climate change may have on maple syrup production in Maine. In advance of the 35th annual Maine Maple Sunday (coming up March 25), the speakers called Read More
On March 31st, the Brewer Community School science classes held an open house so that parents and community members could learn more about the Maple Project. The Mobile Sugar Shack was on full display and people were able to go inside and see how sap becomes syrup. Several enthusiastic students waited inside to explain the Read More
The Brewer School’s Community Maple Project has been busy over the last year. In the spring of 2016, we planted sugar maple saplings in our 10-acre forest. Currently our sugarbush is dominant and emerging is a class of red maple. In the long run it would be good to have some sugar maple to replace Read More
“On Thin Ice” Report Details Impacts on Maine’s Outdoor Heritage Natural Resources Council of Maine and National Wildlife Federation Augusta, Maine—Near-record warmth in the winter of 2011-2012 left wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts and the businesses in winter-based sectors scrambling to adapt—and it’s just a preview of what’s to come in a warming world, according to Read More
March 28 was Maine Maple Sunday, when sugar houses across the state opened their doors to the public and celebrated this wonderful family-friendly tradition with syrup-making demos, music, and products – maple candy, butter, cookies, pancakes, even maple tea, and of course, syrup. Typically, the season runs from February to late March or early April. Read More