Sweet Sorghum Revival: How to Grow Your Own Natural Sweetener

Allergic to bees and don’t have sugar maple trees, but still want to produce your own sweeteners? Try sweet sorghum syrup, a natural sugar substitute that can grow in most U.S. gardens.

strip the leaves off the sorghum stalks
Up to a week before you press your sorghum, strip the leaves and seed heads from the stalks. 
Photo By Sherry Leverich Tucker