Michigan Maple Syrup Association (MMSA)

Michigan Maple Syrup Association (MMSA)

Whether you find yourself in a family tree of Maple Syrup makers or you were just bitten by the Maple Syrup bug, the best place to gain experience and information is through your Michigan Maple Syrup Association (MMSA). With a growing membership over the years, the...
Best Tasting Maple Syrup at MapleWorxz

Best Tasting Maple Syrup at MapleWorxz

Father said there were those who made syrup and then those who made Maple Syrup and he and his father were the later. They took pride in making the best tasting Maple syrup around and that tradition carries on with our family today.  What does that mean as a...
Sour Sap versus Vinegar Pan Cleaning

Sour Sap versus Vinegar Pan Cleaning

My eyebrows raised in our last annual Michigan Maple Syrup Association (MMSA) meeting earlier this year as a result of a discussion of how to best clean your after season evaporator and syrup pan. As the members contributed their best practices, several discussed the...
Maple Syrup — Summer Maintenance

Maple Syrup — Summer Maintenance

The MapleWorxz Summer Routine The post Maple Syrup season is a time for making the changes before next years season to ensure greater efficiency and lets face it — more fun for everyone. This year we received our Michigan Department of Agriculture inspection...
Maple Syrup: Snapshot of our Tradition

Maple Syrup: Snapshot of our Tradition

The 2019 season entailed 800 taps and over 10,000 gallons of maple sap in four weeks of gathering and boiling to make syrup. Our best day gathered 1600 gallons of sap and there were several more that were close. We produced 265 gallons of Grade A Maple Syrup in both...