Making Maple Syrup for Fun and Profit

There's a joyous sense of accomplishment in making maple syrup, a healthful, organic sweetener you can use in your own kitchen or sell to friends and neighbors.

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Whether in Michigan or Old Sturbridge Village, New England where this photo was taken, making maple syrup is a popular activity across in all northern latitudes.
PHOTO: J. ALAN BRZYS