The children are helping our guide to drill a hole for the tap.
|One bucket for every ten inches of tree diameter.|
|This big tree can support three buckets.|
|Off to collect the sap.|
|Frozen sap awaits the evaporator.|
|The evaporator. The sap has to be reduced to syrup by driving off the water.|
|The Maple Pro… the modern evaporator.|
|Time for hot chocolate. Spring… north woods style. It’s almost Easter!|