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S2 Episode 16 – Making Maple Syrup

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S2 Episode 16 - Making Maple Syrup

Guest: Allison and Philip Bowers, Autumn Leaves Maple Farm

Big Idea:
Maple Trees Listed as a “Farm Crop”

Topic Today: 

Using existing maples to gain farm status from a wet piece of land

For more info: (250) 228-1801

Email: [email protected]

Information about classifying land for farm status in British Columbia:

Equipment supplier: Dominion and Grimm (

Video about the farm: On you Tube search Autumn Leaves Maple Farm to see the video Allison and Phillip produced.

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  1. Autumn Leaves Maple Farm’s syrup is fantastic! Philip and Allison are great people to know and talk to. I get their syrup at least once a year. Thanks for doing this Donna. Always a good thing to support local!!!

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