We fired our 2’x3′ Mason evaporator for our first boil ever. We boiled ~80 gallons in 12 hours. We’ve learned lots of lessons and will have to make several improvements to our current setup. It’s still very cool that we are now able to produce more than enough maple syrup to cover our family’s yearly consumption.FullSizeRender(2)

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The smell is great

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Boiling well into the night

IMG_3491We still need to finish the syrup on our cookstove, filter it, and can it.