Amateur Sugar Maker
Noel Perrin’s delightful account of building a sugarhouse and making maple sugar in Vermont first appeared twenty years ago. Like a sturdy New England farmhouse, Perrin has added to it over the years to reflect his subsequent sugaring experiences, and includes in this latest edition a “postpostpostscript.” His celebration of simple, hard work to produce a “quite wonderful, maybe even sacred article” has not been diminished by plastic tubing, thrip infestations, and the strange new market for Vermont sap water.
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Review: Amateur Sugar MakerUser Review - John - Goodreads
This is a short book describing one man's entry into maple syrup business/hobby. It was written 40-some years ago, so there is a lot of outdated price information in the book. The author was very ... Read full review
Review: Amateur Sugar MakerUser Review - Kathleen - Goodreads
Having started with "First Person Rural," I back-tracked to the first of Noel Perrin's Vermont series. "Amateur Sugar Maker" is a wonderful homage to that other fellow who moved to the woods (a place ... Read full review