On left, Jeff's father Neil Goodwin, center is Jeff's son Nathan and grand daughter Alexis. Jeff is on the right.
Jeff's son Brian checking the density of the syrup he just drew off the evaporator. Density is critical in maintaining a quality product.
Jeff and Neil checking to see if we are getting close to syrup.
The annual Goodwin family sugar-on-snow party.
Alexis eating a bowl of ice cream with maple syrup. She has her grandpa's sweet tooth.
Our main lines coming together going into a bigger pipe on the way to the storage tank.
Taps in the tree. A 5/16" hole is drilled 2" into the tree which gives between 10 and 14 gallons of sap over 6 weeks. It takes 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon of syrup.
Neil Goodwin stringing tubing in the woods. We have about 20 miles of lines to maintain.
Nathan firing the evaporator. We evaporate a gallon of water every 15 seconds.
Family Sugar On Snow Party 2015
Sugar On Snow Party 2014