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Author Farrell, Michael, 1978-

Title The sugarmaker's companion : an integrated approach to producing syrup from maple, birch, and walnut trees / by Michael Farrell.

Publication Info. White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  633.6 F247    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  633.64 FARRELL    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  633.64 FARRELL    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  633.64 FARRELL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  664.132 FARRELL    Check Shelf
Description pages ; cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why maple matters: the case for increasing production and consumption -- Of pure maple products -- Is sugaring for you? -- Sugarhouse design and construction -- An untapped resource: the sap-producing trees of North America -- Gathering sap: cost-effective collection techniques to enhance your operation -- From sap to syrup: processing techniques that will save you time money, fuel, and frustration -- Registering and certifying your sugaring operation -- Expanding your business through buying sap and leasing taps -- Community sugaring: growing your operation with community involvement -- Where the money is: marketing your pure maple products -- Value-added products: the path to profitability -- Tree sap: nature's energy drink -- Managing your sugarbush for optimum sap production -- Other non-timber forest products from your land -- Syrup or sawtimber production: determining the most profitable use for maple, birch, and walnut trees -- Sugaring in a changing climate -- Further resources for sugarmakers.
Subject Sugar maple -- Tapping.
Maple sugar.
Maple syrup.
ISBN 9781603583978 paperback
1603583971 paperback
9781603583985 ebook
160358398X ebook
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