Maple

The sap is running, and this weekend is the Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. We took a drive for some lunch and to stop in at a sugarhouse just off the Dirt Road Permanent Route. Fuller’s Sugarhouse is a family run business in the shadow of Mt. Mansfield. The family taps 6000 trees and often boils for 5-6 hours a day when they have a good run. We watched the process a bit, rubbed the bellies of the family dogs, learned about their osmosis technique for removing water prior to the boil, and brought home a gallon of syrup…

One Response to “Maple”

  1. John says:

    Just stop in to say hi. It was a perfect spring riding day this past Saturday the weather was gorgeous 74 miler for me. Hi from a fellow cyclist that rides on the west side of Lake Champlain in and around the Plattsburgh area.