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.

cook down the sweet sorghum to make syrup
After pressing the cane through the mill, transfer the juice to a long, shallow pan to cook down over a fire pit into the final syrup. 
Photo By Sherry Leverich Tucker