Make a Mokuk


Native Americans used birch bark buckets to store maple sugar. Make your own bucket from construction paper. Click here to download the pattern Fold the construction paper in half. Trace the pattern along the solid lines and cut out. Trace
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Dairy Facts


A cow must have a calf every year to continue producing milk. Dairy cows eat approximately 100 pounds of food each day. Cows consume approximately 30 gallons of water each day. Cows have four stomachs. Dairy farmers work from early
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Diameter and Circumference

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FACT: A maple tree should be approximately 8 inches in diameter to be tapped. Diameter is the measure from opposite edges across the middle of the trunk. The sugarmaker can’t cut down the trees to measure 8 inches of diameter
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Maple Facts

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Maple sap is a sweet, water like liquid that is collected from the maple trees. Rock Maples make the best sugar maples. A high concentration of sugar maples is called a sugarbush. The building that the maple syrup is produced
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Maple Walnut Scones

The Recipe Background The following recipe was received from a customer years ago and I wish I could find the original email to give her the proper credit for sharing. The following is what she had to say about the
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Maple Pudding Cake

The Background This recipe was first introduced to our family years ago by Aunt Suzie.  This is a real quick dish that everyone I’ve served has thoroughly enjoyed.  Its best with a little cream on top and served warm. Ingredients:
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Perfect Maple Dumplings

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We enjoy maple dumplings in the sugarhouse during the sugaring season. It’s a yearly tradition and a favorite treat that all of my family looks forward to every year. I’m not sure if it’s the dumplings or that Armande, a
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Maple Pumpkin/Squash Bread

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The Background This maple pumpkin/squash bread recipe is one I’ve been making for years. Usually, I use squash as it has a real pronounced flavor over pumpkin. I also have a lot of squash leftover from dinners in the fall
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Maple Cream Pie

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The Background The maple cream pie recipe comes from the wall of the Creamery Restaurant in Danville, VT. Our grandma reworked the cooking of the pudding by using the microwave. This is a simple recipe to make and I’ve made
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