Yes, maple syrup has a season. If you live around maple trees, you may spot some buckets hanging from trees during late winter to early spring. Ideal temperatures for producing the sweet, amber treat are when the temperatures fall below freezing at night, but the days are above zero degrees. The sap from the trees drips clear and looks a lot like water, so how does it become dark and sweet? And how did this process begin?
Find out more by reading my latest Musing and Curiosity blog post.