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Fri March 16, 2012

Maple sugaring in Illinois

Maple syrup, hot off the fire
Susan Stephens

Maple sugaring season may stir up romantic images of snowy New England woods: buckets dangle from the trees and folks gather around huge steaming kettles, slowly cooking tree sap down into sweet syrup. But did you know you can make your own maple syrup right here in Illinois? In your own yard? 

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