maple syrup

Cornell Program Shines Light on New York Maple Industry

by Sandra Foyt

The Great Maple Syrup Caper of 2012 brought worldwide attention to a little known major industry. Quebec, which produces up to 80 percent of the world’s maple syrup, was reputed to have 10 million pounds–valued at $30 million– of the golden liquid in the warehouse that was […]

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Sweet Springtime: Sugaring Season in the Adirondacks

by Guest Post

There’s nothing like that magical time in the northeast when the sun beats stronger, the days last longer and you can see the gritty snow banks begin to shrink. Oh, there will be more snow, more ice, more cold nights, but in your heart, you […]

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A Sunday Drive in the Country

by Sandra Foyt

Leisurely Sunday drives may be a thing of the past with skyrocketing fuel costs, but on one of the first sunny days of spring it would be a crime not to explore our rural roads. With my family away for yet another weekend of skiing, […]

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Maple Syrup in the Capital Region: Get Ready for Sugaring!

by Sandra Foyt

Bright, sunshiny days remind us that warmer days are right around the corner; and that means that sugaring season is upon us. That’s right, it’s almost time once again to pull out the taps, bucket spouts, and sap bags. Alternatively, for those of us less […]

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