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CCE’s Winter Maple School Scheduled for December 11


Published: November 16, 2021at 02:00 p.m.

By: Press Release from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County


Cornell Cooperative Extension

Lewis County





Nick Altmire













October 21, 2021




Winter Maple School


Join your fellow maple producers on Saturday, December 11th at the Lewis County Education Center 7395 East Road, Lowville for a full day of workshops and hands on learning offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County. Registration starts at 8:45 am with four workshops covering everything from spout types, timing of tapping, new maple products, to updates on the “Super Sweet Tree”. Hands on workshops will be held on Confections, Tubing Installation and an Sugarbush Management Woods Walk right next to the Education Center at Maple Ridge’s Sugar Bush.


This Winter Maple School will offer a Beginner Maple Workshop providing an overview of the basics for making maple syrup, the how, when, and why of sap flow along with a hands-on activity with tapping. Boiling, grading, packaging, and selling will also be covered.


The Watertown Oswego Small Business Development Center will be onsite to talk with maple producers about their services and be available to do one on one consultations.


Pre-registration is available for $10. and walk ins that day at $15. All social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are required inside the building.  For more information you can call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County at 315-376-5270 or visit their website at ccelewis.org.












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