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This website is a comprehensive subject guide in the field of maple syrup, touching on all aspects of maple syrup and sugar maples: maple syrup history, collection and production, marketing, nutrition and recipes, sugar maple cultivation, environmental issues and pests and diseases. This website also includes historical publications and photographs related to maple syrup research at the University of Vermont.
This project is a collaboration between the UVM Libraries, the Department of Special Collections, the Center for Digital Initiatives, and the Proctor Maple Research Center, with support from UVM Extension, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the Center for Research on Vermont. It was funded in part by the Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC), in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Agricultural Library.
On this episode of "Across the Fence," listen to University of Vermont librarian Elizabeth Berman talk about the creation of the Maple Research Website, including the digital collections and Maple Week events.
Air date: March 25, 2010
Operation Maple Sweetness, a collaboration between Vermont maple producers, various Vermont maple organizations, state agencies, and the Vermont National Guard, sends Vermont maple syrup to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. This tradition extends back to the Civil War, when Vermont soldiers welcomed sugar from home. Learn More