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ISBN: 9781603583978
Year Added to Catalog: 2013
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: Full-Color Throughout
Dimensions: 8 x 10
Number of Pages: 344
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: October 4, 2013
Web Product ID: 759

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The Sugarmaker's Companion

An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees

by Michael Farrell

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Why Maple Matters: The Case for Increasing Production and Consumption of Pure Maple Products
Chapter 2 Is Syrup Production for You
Chapter 3 Sugarhouse Design & Construction
Chapter 4 An Untapped Resource: The sap producing trees of North America
Chapter 5 Gathering Sap: Cost-effective Collection Techniques to Enhance Your Operation
Chapter 6 From Sap to Syrup: Processing techniques that will help you save time, money, fuel, and frustration
Chapter 7 Registering and Certifying Your Sugaring Operation
Chapter 8 Expanding Your Business Through Buying Sap and Leasing Taps
Chapter 9 Community Sugaring: Growing Your Operation with Community Involvement
Chapter 10 Where the Money Is- Marketing Your Pure Maple Products
Chapter 11 Value Added Products: The Path to Profitability
Chapter 12 Tree Sap: Nature’s Energy Drink
Chapter 13 Managing Your Sugarbush for Optimum Sap Production
Chapter 14 Other Non-timber Forest Products From Your Land
Chapter 15 Syrup or Timber Production- Determining the Most Profitable Use for Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees
Chapter 16 Sugaring in a Changing Climate
Chapter 17 Further Resources for Sugarmakers

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