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Making Syrup

The process for making syrup is the same no matter what type of tree you are tapping (see Types of Tree Slide). 


The slides below give an overview of the basic concepts of making syrup.

Types of Trees
What Size Trees
Time To Tap
Sap Flow
Process Time 1st Pan
Process Time Second Pan
Process Time First Pan
End of Season
Safety Concerns
Food Handling LIcense

In Virginia Beach, you are required to have a food handling license in order to bottle and sell your syrup.   Below are the documents that you will need in order to obtain your food handling license.

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