Monday, March 7, 2011

Wild Tree Water: Making Maple Syrup

As many of you know, one of our passions is using wild plants as food and medicine. So much so that we have set up a separate website, Food Under Foot, on which we record our adventures.

For the past week we were fortunate to be able to tap maple trees in Western Pa and make the best maple syrup and maple sugar that I have ever tasted!

Above Dave and Ella are tapping a maple tree. Below we are boiling the water-like sap down into syrup.

Maple Sugar Candies:

You can read more step by step information on our adventures with maple tree tapping on Food Under Foot:

Fresh Maple Sap right from the tree is a wonderful elixir! If you have a maple tree on your property I urge you to go out and tap it, if only to taste the sweet wild water.

Thanks so much!

In health,

~ David and Melissa Sokulski, L.Acs.

Licensed Acupuncturists
The Birch Center for Health
(412) 381-0116

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