Sugaring process on campus

by Matt Heller

Photography Editor

Tyler Distefano ‘22 measures the diameter of a maple tree as Caroline Bennett ‘19 records data. Kristyn Achilich, Coordinator of the St. Michael’s farm, observes.
Sap buckets sit on trees at the St. Michael’s farm.
Bennett uses a drill to tap into the tree at a slightly upward angle, allowing the sap to flow out.
Achilich inserts the spile.
Achilich measures sap production with a digital scale.
Frozen sap sits in a tub.