Backyard Maple Sugaring Workshop

hoses attached to maple trees in a forest in order to draw out sap

New Date! February 11, 2023

Join experienced sugarmakers for demonstrations and discussion on all aspects of making maple syrup, the sweetest gift of nature, in your own backyard!

In the morning, learn about identifying and tapping trees, collecting and boiling sap, and more. After a short break, join us at Maple Moon Farm to look at their tubing systems and learn how you can set up this efficient sap collection method.

logo art of the state of Maine and a maple leaf with the text "Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association" superimposedThis program is sponsored and co-taught by the Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association.

February 11, 2023

Morning Session: 9:00-11:30 a.m.
York County Extension Office, 15 Oak Street, Springvale, Maine 04083 (Directions, Google Maps)

Afternoon Session: 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Maple Moon Farm, 289 Chick Road, Lebanon, Maine 04027 (Directions, Google Maps)

Registration is required. $18 per person.

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For more information or a reasonable accommodation, please contact Jason Lilley, Assistant Extension Professor and Sustainable Agriculture and Maple Industry Educator, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, at 207.781.6099 or 1.800.287.1471 or

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