For those who love Minnesota-made maple syrup, enduring this week’s wintry weather isn’t so tough. Because of the recent cold spell, the state’s maple syrup season has been prolonged.
Some maple syrup producers in central Minnesota are worried that last weekend’s warm-up could affect production. Temperatures were near 70 degrees over the weekend. “Everybody calls it really nice weather, but when it gets into maple season, that’s not a good thing.”
St. Paul’s Saint Anthony Park neighborhood is a hidden gem tucked between two big cities.
The official start to spring was last week. But the weather hasn’t felt at all spring-like. And those anticipating the sweet taste of spring will have to wait.
Normally, this is the time of year that pancake lovers look forward to. Maple trees are usually oozing with sap, which is then turned into maple syrup. So, what’s in sap and don’t the trees need it? Good Question.