Tap Your Tree: Maple Syrup 101
Classes for Adults / Home & Garden -
Fall 2021 - Adult
Tap into maple syrup, Mother Nature’s super food! Discover how you can procure the healthiest sweetener Mother Nature provides with trees in your own back yard.
All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program. SPPS currently requires masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2 and older), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, unless they have a qualifying exemption. This includes (but is not limited to) indoor fitness classes and during culinary classes when not eating or drinking.
Jim Adamski is a fourth-generation sugar maker from North central Wisconsin. Jim and his family own and operate a 10,000 tap commercial sugarbush which has been in operation since 1984. They started small with 25 taps on buckets with a small outdoor flat pan evaporator, and now utilizes some of the most current technologies such as reverse osmosis, natural gas fired evaporator, and monitoring systems to monitor vacuum levels and tank levels in the wood lots. Jim is also a maple equipment consultant for Roth Sugarbush and CDL Maple Equipment working with producers across the Midwest on all facets of their maple businesses.