Released in 2013 to rave reviews, The Sugarmaker's Companion is a must have for anyone who is involved or wishes to become involved with the process of making maple syrup. Written by Michael Farrell, sugarmaker and director of Cornell University's Uihlein Forest in Lake Placid, this book documents the untapped potential of American forests and combines the wisdom of traditional sugarmakers with the value of modern technology. With information on sugarbush management, the economics of sugaring, and marketing strategies to ensure a profitable enterprise, this book will invaluable as you begin to explore your woods and think about your sugarbush. Also includes chapters on tapping birch and walnut trees.
Soft Cover. 327 pgs.