Volunteers tap local maple trees throughout February, and the syrup is boiled down over two days (Friday with local schoolchildren and Saturday with community members). Can't make it this weekend? Find a demonstration or sugar house in your area.
Learn more about maple syrup in Massachusetts, including how to make your own!
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