Farm to You: The How of Everything
Farm to You is a series aimed toward teaching individuals how everyday products are made. This can range from maple syrup to footballs to shampoo to limp balm. Agriculturalists are responible for so many products!
Lately, there has been a controversy on social media between supporters of grass finished and grain finished beef. While research shows that grass-finished beef has its benefits over grain finished beef, the difference is not as prominent as people may think.
Making maple syrup is known as “sugaring” and takes place across the Upper Midwest and the Northeastern United States and Canada in the spring. Maple producers are called “sugarmakers”. The appropriate weather for sugaring season is that which alternates between freezing and thawing.