This Vermont Life: Sugaring in 2013

It’s that time of year again, folks.

2013 is proving to be a great year for sugaring here at Raven Ridge. Check out some of our favorite moments from this season’s boil:

As the early-morning light filters in through the sugar-house walls, the crew gets ready to roll (or get some extra shut-eye 😂).

The whole day is a flurry of activity: Sap flowing and boiling as the hot steam rises from the frothy surface. Sweaty work!

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It’s worth it. The only thing left to do is grade and pour the finished syrup before it heads to the farmstand.