Scott Dunn is a fourth-generation maple syrup maker, as well as the Vice President of the Maine Maple Producers Association. Growing up in Vermont his family collected sap from trees and boiled it over an open fire to make maple syrup. Today he owns and operates Dunn Family Maple in Buxton, Maine, with his family collecting sap from about 1500 trees. Maple syrup is produced using modern technology, including reverse osmosis and a high-efficiency evaporator. Hosting several maple events each spring, Scott is able to spread his love of maple to the public by offering tours that explain the entire process and samples of their different maple products.

Scott’s presentation will cover his family history of maple production, sap collection and how they process maple sap into syrup with modern technology. The challenges associated with todays maple market and where Maine ranks in maple syrup production compared to other producing states.

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