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Maple Sugaring: A New NJ Experience

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Stockton University SugarBush (Park in Lot 1 on Stockton University campus and walk across the main street to the sugarbush/woods).

101 Vera King Farris Drive

Galloway, NJ 08205

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Learn about tapping maple trees and making syrup so that you can bring maple production to your community. Livestream also available.

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The production of maple syrup is a fun and fascinating process that spans multiple disciplines and multiple topics in the sciences. Whether you are interested in it as a hobby or as a potential source of income, this experiential workshop will engage you in the process and science of maple syrup production from an interdisciplinary perspective.

· We will focus on the potential for maple sugaring in the South Jersey region by examining the particular challenges of working with the local maple species and climate.

· We will discuss and showcase Stockton University’s USDA-sponsored research that explores the production of maple syrup on Stockton’s main campus and in the surrounding region.

· We will provide detailed instruction on tapping for the backyard enthusiast with a broader understanding of the obstacles facing the South Jersey producer.

· We will present topics related to the process, history, science, and economics of maple sugaring, as well as forest ecology and sustainability.

· We will explore the use of novel technologies for their potential increase in South Jersey production.

Sandwhiches provided.


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Stockton University SugarBush (Park in Lot 1 on Stockton University campus and walk across the main street to the sugarbush/woods).

101 Vera King Farris Drive

Galloway, NJ 08205

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