Thursday, January 16 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Beginner Maple Producer Workshop
Thursday, January 16, 2014
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Canandaigua, NY - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County is offering a “Beginner Maple Producer” Workshop on Thursday evening, January 16, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The workshop will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Center, 480 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY.
Mr. Stephen Childs, New York State Extension Specialist in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University; will be the presenter. The workshop will cover a variety of aspects of maple syrup production including: why make maple syrup, tree identification, tree health, tapping, sap collection and handling, boiling, energy efficiency, finishing and grading syrup, canning, marketing and regulations. This workshop is aimed at the beginning maple producer and would be useful to the homeowner looking to tap a few trees in the backyard.
The fee is $10.00 per family. There will be a limited number of beginner kits for purchase at the workshop. To register or for additional information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-394-3977 x 427 or 436 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address and phone number.