It's almost March and that means just one thing -- maple syrup time.
As the temps start to warm, the maple producers will be heading to the woods to tap trees and begin the collection of that wonderful sap. Maple Weekends are March 16 and 17 and March 23 and 24, with many producers across the state opening for tours and pancake breakfasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on those days.
In fact, the FFA at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School already is gearing up for the season and will begin making syrup soon. The students will feature tours of their maple operation and pancake breakfasts on all four Maple Weekend days.
Go to http://www.mapleweekend.com/maple_producers.php for more information.