4th Annual Backyard Maple Syrup Production Workshop - Pope County
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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The fourth annual backyard maple syrup production workshop will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019. This program is free and open to the public.
We are offering an expanded program this year! From 10-noon come learn the basics and see firsthand the entire process of backyard maple syrup production. Following a free lunch at noon, we will have maple syrup experts on hand to discuss scaling up production and advanced techniques and demonstrating equipment from 1pm to 3pm.
During the morning session, the University of Illinois Extension will provide some activities for kids, including taste testing of real maple syrup!
- 10:00am to Noon - Maple syrup basics, kids activities, field tour
- Noon to 1:00pm - Lunch (provided)
- 1:00pm to 3:00 pm - Advanced techniques and equipment demo
You can choose to come to the morning session, the afternoon session or both!
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Registration: Please register using the online registration form by January 30th.