8,000 tap sugarmaker Leo Shinholt of Cumberland, Md. enjoyed one of his best seasons ever after 60 years of sugaring. Shinholt rebored holes like many sugarmakers this year to get more sap out of the season.
Ralph Fideldy and son Troy of Cohasset, Minn. cooked for the first time this weekend off their 3,000 taps. They made three gallons of syrup on Saturday night.
Sleigh rides at Eureka Farms in Palmyra, Maine on March 25. Seth and Hollis Edwards built their mega-sugarhouse in 2012 and have since become a featured stop on the Maine Maple Sunday open house tour, drawing crowds of more than 5,000 and selling 300-400
Jacob Brown, with father Norman Brown, check a draw during a boil on Tuesday, April 3 at their farm in Benson, Vt. The Browns were at 1,000 gallons made off of 2,125 taps this season.