|That's a lot of sap!|
|Sap getting out|
|Don't worry, they filter out the bugs first|
|How are you getting in there sap?|
How important maple syrup is to Canadians:
The FPAQ (Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec - Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers) has a strategic reserve of maple syrup located in warehouses in small Quebec towns - holding millions of kilograms of maple syrup. If that wasn't crazy enough in August 2012 theives stole millions of dollars worth of syrup from one (a quarter of the supply) - about 20 people have been arrested in the great maple syrup heist and they are making a movie about it.
And to prove this post is still relevant, even though it's no longer spring, here is a pancake from the other day:
|Miss Georgina Pancake loves syrup!|