How Maple Syrup Is Produced in the 21st Century

We're not quite at the cusp of The Singularity yet, but technological progress touches just about everything around us. This fact was driven home recently when the Geeklings and I visited a local sugarbush. For the uninitiated, a sugarbush is the term for a maple syrup harvesting operation, which includes the trees,… » 4/13/12 7:31am 4/13/12 7:31am

Syrup Shortfall Jeopardizes Our Nation's Brunches

If you rejoiced the unusually warm winter this year, you're in for a bitter surprise at the farmer's market this spring: Many maple syrup producers aren't going to tap their trees this year. » 3/05/12 2:00pm 3/05/12 2:00pm