Sugaring: A Photo Essay
here for thumbnails
starts in early March at this latitude. The days get longer, and daytime temperatures
reach above the freezing point. Snow begins to melt and fall off branches,
and formerly bright white mountainsides begin to show bare trees...
Maple sap drips off one of the
Taylor family's taps on a sugar maple tree in South Kirby. In addition to
their own pipelined sugarbush, the Taylors tap trees the old fashioned way,
with hanging buckets, on the backroads throughout South Kirby.
Location: South Kirby, Caledonia County, VT
Date: April 2003
Film: Ilford Delta 100