Maple Open House Weekend

Staff Writer

The annual maple open house weekend is comparable to a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Except in this case follow the tap lines to a sugar house.
Several maple sugar operations opened their doors this past Saturday and Sunday allowing the public to learn how maple syrup is made from the sap of a maple tree. Donuts, pickles, sugar on snow and other home made food are offered as part of the experience.
A Friday snowstorm typical of March unloaded over a foot of heavy, wet, snow. Despite the inclement weather participating area sugar makers had a steady stream of visitors. (Read more in the Express Monday and Tuesday.)