Last year’s inaugural backyard sugar shack was a success so we’re ramping up production for season two. We received 10 new buckets from Aline’s folks as a Christmas present and we purchased five more of our own so we have 15 buckets ready to go this year . . .
|Monday March 14
|Sap starts to drip!
|Wednesday March 16
|Oh no! We burnt 8 litres of sap and the stockpot. Bummer.
|Friday March 18
|Flooding in our basement window well! Bailing every hour at minimum . . .
|Wednesday March 23
|Picked up new 12 quart stockpot to replace the one that was burned. $15 purchase
|Thursday March 31
|66 litres of sap collected. We had to give some away.
|Wednesday April 6
|Whoa! Season ain’t over yet. Over Thursday and Friday as the temperatures soared and we hit new highs of sap collected – we ended up giving away over 200 litres of sap to Paul and Chris and Aline’s folks as we couldn’t keep up with the flow.