Pure Maple Syrup, produced locally by Granville Kiwanis (info below is current for 2018)
To Order Syrup, Contact Don Lewis at GranvilleMaples@gmail.com or 740-587-0925
Pure Maple Syrup is a perfect gift for friends and family! It's also a novel way to say "Thank You" and share your support of a worthwhile cause! Hurry while supplies last! This year's sap production turned out to be above normal, despite being delayed by the unusually late record-low cold temperatures. With the support of Kiwanian Bob Warner, our boiling process benefited from use of his updated evaporator system at his families' historic Loudon Crest Farm sugar shack on Loudon St. If you drove by the 'sugar shack' at night in March, you would have seen the steam rolling from the boiling sap water and perhaps a few sparks from the super hot firewood. A few folks stopped by when we were collecting sap from our educational buckets at Welsh Hills and Granville Elementary School, and more while we were boiling at the sugar shack. Everyone must experience the steam-filled sweet smell of fresh maple syrup at least once in their lifetime. Before the season ended, students from Welsh Hills School and Granville Elementary visited the sugar shack and witnessed the entire process, sweet steam and all! A few families tapped their own maple trees and collected sap water with us, producing their own pure maple syrup! Don Lewis and our volunteers led a "Tap Your Tree Maple Syrup Class" to help local families make their own syrup. Tapping season depends on the weather, but it usually occurs in February. If you would like to learn more about the process or want to tap you own maple trees, contact Don Lewis above for more information. Join us at Pancake Day each year to enjoy our syrup first-hand, or buy it throughout the year for gifts or to enjoy! 100% of our maple syrup proceeds benefit children and our community projects.