Below are photos of the two states of which we harvest and cook pure maple syrup in. This is a springtime ritual that native americans and early settlers have done for hundreds of years. The Stanley Family carries on this springtime tradition.

Minnesota Maple Pictures

Maple Mountain Sugar Camp in Pennsylvania

"When made in small quantities...(maple syrup) has a wild delicacy of flavor that no other sweet can match. What you smell in freshly cut maple-wood, or taste in the blossum of the tree, is in it. It is then indeed, the distilled essence of the tree.

-Naturalist John Burroughs, 1886