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    Hi Everyone - similar to Lulu's question, I'm...

    Hi Everyone - similar to Lulu's question, I'm interested in some rough numbers (nothing precise - back of the envelope will do). How many taps do you have, and how many gallons of sap did you get/or...
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    Hi Folks - Tom & Sophie the Dog, a few friends...

    Hi Folks - Tom & Sophie the Dog, a few friends and kids occassionally,....tapped our usual 25 by La Farge,...ran crazy last week like everyone else, so I took off work to boil what I thought would be...
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    Hi Friends - -Tom & Sophie the dog are back for...

    Hi Friends - -Tom & Sophie the dog are back for 2020. Tapped our usual 35 a few miles NW of LaFarge. I think I got sunburned this weekend. The snow in places is still unbelievable. No gator or...
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    Mr. Sugar Maple. Irish Ridge and Lulugrein, I...

    Mr. Sugar Maple. Irish Ridge and Lulugrein, I have what looks like 6-7 pints in my settling carboy. Gives me 30 finished pints on the year, which is about all I can handle. Time to get the garden...
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    Well said Irish Ridge. I really enjoy reading...

    Well said Irish Ridge. I really enjoy reading everyone's insight and share it all. We collected about half as we did last week on 30 taps. Which was actually okay for me,....until we finished up. And...
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    Lulugrein & Mr. Sugar Maple - Yes! Lack of...

    Lulugrein & Mr. Sugar Maple - Yes! Lack of excitement for this, deer hunting, everything, once in a while. Understandable with the aging family as well. (Or struggling kids/young adults,...). As a...
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    Okay - guessing no millennials reading these...

    Okay - guessing no millennials reading these threads as it's not twitter or FB. But two guys in their sixties "farmer carried" 22.5 five-gallon buckets a quarter mile down ridge to the fire. We're...
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    Hi Folks. Sophie the dog and I are back again for...

    Hi Folks. Sophie the dog and I are back again for 2019. Tapped 34 Saturday. No ATVs. No truck (snow too deep). Hauled everything up the ridge in a sled. Slept like a dead man Saturday night. Sap...
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    I love it - I'm with y'all in spirit this week!...

    I love it - I'm with y'all in spirit this week!
    Tom
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    Hi Lulu and Maple Ridge & others.. Lulu, my wife...

    Hi Lulu and Maple Ridge & others.. Lulu, my wife tore her meniscus a couple years back - this land is challenging for sure. Hope you recover as swiftly as that particular injury allows (which is not...
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    Finished my first 1.5 gallons on the stove at...

    Finished my first 1.5 gallons on the stove at home - light golden color here too, as I've seen a few other places around the site. Planning for the big boil Sat/Sun, hoping it doesn't snow on me too...
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    P.S. Three taps back home (big maples) are...

    P.S. Three taps back home (big maples) are running like fire hydrants.
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    Good to hear Lulu! My son and son-in-law came to...

    Good to hear Lulu! My son and son-in-law came to help out. We boiled about 80 gal. Took home 4 gal to finish on stove (wife's happy about that :( ). South facing ridge 13 taps running like...
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    Finished tapping my 30. All of today's taps ran...

    Finished tapping my 30. All of today's taps ran well. Several inches of frozen sap in every bucket. Looks to be 40-50 on Wed-Fri. The comrades are coming this weekend to boil (and other stuff :) )
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    La Farge

    Tapped 24 (I only tap 30 trees each year,..) today (3/3). Half in shady west side of property were dry, the half on south side all running nicely.
    Tom
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    La Farge

    Hi Folks - back for 2018. . Thanks for the updates. Tapping my usual 30 trees this weekend with my buddy Sophie the dog. Hope the weather cooperates so family & friends can help me boil the following...
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    Tapped my usual 30 trees today - 15 on the ridge,...

    Tapped my usual 30 trees today - 15 on the ridge, 15 below. Sap flowing strong. Great day. Can't wait to boil!
    Tom
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    Will tap a few in Vernon County this weekend...

    Will tap a few in Vernon County this weekend (2/11) and let you know what happens. Sophie the dog will like the walks in the hills and listen to me haul the gear uphill in a sled.
    Tom
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    Well,...I learned a lot this year. The sap didn't...

    Well,...I learned a lot this year. The sap didn't run like I thought (some pails overflowing, others half-full). Will re-engineer the outside pan with some framing for our insulating firebrick (so it...
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    Lulu, (and Gang), My Son-in-Law isn't going to...

    Lulu, (and Gang),

    My Son-in-Law isn't going to make it down this weekend, so unless I can do one more year of being Superman, I can always stop by and drop off 40-80 gallons of sap for you. All my...
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    Hello, Only able to do this on weekends,...

    Hello,

    Only able to do this on weekends, outside, over a cinder block/insulating firebrick wood fire. Collected 40 gallons of sap on 29 trees. Hoped to boil it all, but sometimes you take a...
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    Hello Irish Ridge Wood Loader & others, I am...

    Hello Irish Ridge Wood Loader & others,

    I am with you - 30-40 taps are fun, like anything, once you get going bigger (understand greater efficiency and all that) it changes into work. I figure I...
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    Happy 2016 and a new season. Me and dog going to...

    Happy 2016 and a new season. Me and dog going to "farm" this weekend to tap. Looking at 30-40 trees. Pails on taps. Will split some wood and get outdoor pan, stand, cinder block and insulating...
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    Well,...27 taps, lost count of sap gallons,...

    Well,...27 taps, lost count of sap gallons, finally made 2.5 gallons of syrup. Not great, but fun! Made huge gain by buying a case of insulating fire brick and placing them inside my cinder block...
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    Collected 20 gallons Saturday 3/21 from 24 taps....

    Collected 20 gallons Saturday 3/21 from 24 taps. Some trees had several gallons, some had none, most had a pint, from a week in the woods. One tree at home produced almost 15 gallons. Still...
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