Maple Sugaring: An Introduction to Small-Scale Commercial Production

By: Andy Pressman and Sharon Burke
August 2017


Producing maple syrup and value-added maple products offers an opportunity to diversify farm operations and income. This publication provides an overview of maple sugaring, including business planning, financial considerations, marketing, equipment and supplies, value-added products, organic certification, regulations, and quality control. It also includes resources for acquiring more knowledge on maple syrup production and determining if maple sugaring is a viable addition to a farming operation.

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