Sweet News – Syrup From Trees At School

students stand around a tree in colorful winter jackets in a snowy backgroundDid you know it takes a whole bathtub full of sap to make a gallon of syrup?

Last week during our farm-to-school program, elementary school students asked a lot of questions to the Good Eats team about how maple syrup is made. They took the lesson outside to show the the process by using trees on school grounds.

After tapping a few maple trees, the students had the opportunity to taste various types of syrup. For more pictures and to read about the day, click this link.