Monday, April 23, 2007

Maine maple syrup has international flavor

Staff Writer
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
published: Monday, April 16, 2007

TOWNSHIP 6, RANGE 19 -- Sap, like the tide, waits for no man, and Martin Lariviere works as he talks at his family's sugar camp in late March.

"Yesterday, it didn't run too much and we stopped at 1:30 a.m.," he said.

When the sap is running at something like full speed, Lariviere and his two brothers, Pierre and Fabian, sleep only about four hours a night, eating in shifts to make sure that none of the precious liquid is wasted.

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