Apr 16, 2009 ... When you think of maple syrup, whose 2009 season is just now wrapping up, the first image that pops into your mind is probably a huge tree trunk with a few metal buckets strapped on. Maybe you picture workhorses slogging through the snow, a sleigh laden with tree sap in tow. Maybe there's a little ...
Legend has it that the first maple syrup maker was an Iroquois woman, the wife of Chief Woksis. One late-‐winter morning, the story goes, the chief headed out on one of his hunts, but not before yanking his tomahawk from the tree where he'd thrown it the night before. On this parmcular day the weather turned quite warm, ...
Oct 26, 2010 ... Join Brian Chabot, professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, on a visit to the Arnot Research Forest to learn about making maple syrup.
History. The sweet sap of the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) was known and valued by Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands, including the Abenaki, Haudenosaunee and Mi'kmaq, long before the arrival of European settlers. Haudenosaunee tradition tells of the piercing of the bark of a ...
The History of Maple Syrup: From Early North American Days to the Present. Organic Maple Syrup | December 1, 2013. Maple Sugar shack. Walking through the woods this time of year, the sugar maples are easy to find with their vibrant red leaves. It will not be long before the ground is carpeted with them—and soon ...
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Mar 3, 2013 ... Did you know that cows can get drunk? I had no idea, until I started reading more about maple syrup and sugar. Apparently, farmers with both cows and sugar maples keep them as far away from each other as possible. Grazing cows will destroy saplings and get drunk on fermenting sap. It's not really funny, ...
Dec 7, 2017 ... Friday December 8th is Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day and we were inspired to take a look at the history of maple syrup. Check it out!