Backyard Maple Tapping Class, Feb. 23 2019

Many in the commercial maple syrup industry started by tapping trees and boiling sap with friends and family.

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Extension Iron County office hosted two Backyard Maple Tapping Classes.  Same topic, but two different experiences as guided by two great presenters!

Morning Class  Afternoon Class
Instructor  Andy Rowe Brad Matson
Where Many Maples Sugar Bush
13799 N Curry Rd.
Saxon, WI 54559
Mercer Town Hall
2657 W Railroad St.
Mercer, WI 54547
         

 

 

 

Andy demonstrated proper drilling
and bag system installation.

Brad guided through the sap to syrup process, which requires some tools for boiling and filtering.

 

Andy also demonstrated how tubing is used to expand sap collection.

Taste test time!

Your Daily Globe Newspaper Article (2 page PDF)

Backyard Maple Tapping Class Flyer (1 page PDF)