Maple Sap

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Maple Syrup - History - Indigenous Peoples
... part of North America were the first groups known to have produced maple syrup and maple sugar ... According to aboriginal oral traditions, as well as archaeological evidence, maple tree sap was being processed into syrup long before Europeans arrived in ... There are no authenticated accounts of how maple syrup production and consumption began, but various legends exist one of the most popular involves maple sap being ...
Birch Syrup - Method
... Making birch syrup is more difficult than making maple syrup, requiring about 80 to 110 liters of sap to produce one liter of syrup (more than twice that needed for maple syrup) ... The tapping window for birch is generally shorter than for maple, primarily because birches live in more northerly climates ... The trees are typically tapped and their sap collected in the spring (generally mid- to late April, about two to three weeks before the leaves appear on the trees) ...

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