Come walk with us through the history and life of Michigan Maple Syrup.

The history of Michigan Maple Syrup is nearly as old as the land itself! Native Americans were making maple syrup here centuries ago. Today, Michigan maple syrup is made both traditionally and in modern facilities using the latest refinement technologies. But the taste of pure maple syrup is as irresistibly delicious today as it was for our ancestors.

We invite you to explore our Web site to discover how Michigan's early inhabitants made maple syrup. Learn about the science of maple syrup production and our most recent technological innovations. Find out where you can see maple syrup being made and even how you can make it yourself. Then, try out some of our recipes and cooking suggestions, and treat yourself to the sweetness of Michigan.

 


 

 

MMSA Executive Administrator Position Search

The Michigan Maple Syrup Association is seeking an Executive Administrator to facilitate and administer a

 Speciality Crop Block Grant received from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for 2014 - 2015.

The purpose of the grant is to assist MMSA in the promotion of maple syrup in the state of Michigan.

Click Here to see the Search Request and Position Description.

 

 

2015 MMSA Annual Winter Meeting

Saturday January 17, 2015

Comfort Inn and Suites, Mt. Pleasant

The 2015 Annual Meeting of MMSA will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Comfort Inn in Mt. Pleasant. 
Featured speaker will be Dr. Tim Perkins, Director of the Proctor Maple Research Center at University of Vermont.  
Dr. Perkins and several MMSA members will also be holding break-out sessions throughout the day.
Syrup makers in attendance will enjoy a buffet dinner and have an opportunity to visit with other maple producers and syrup vendors.

The Preregistration Form, details about the meeting, and the 2015 Membership Form will appear in the December Winter MMSA Newsletter.

You can also read and print the forms here.

 

 

Preregistration Form

Click Here to find the Preregistration Form.

 


Membership Form
Membership in the Michigan Maple Syrup Association is open to any individuals interested in the maple syrup process.
Click here to find a Membership Form.

 

Sales Items Form
MMSA members may purchase a variety of items from the MMSA (License Plates, Stickers, Member of MMSA Signs,

Nutrition Cards, Maple Fact Cards, Maple DVDs, etc). Click here to find the Sales Items Form.

 

 

Form to have name and information listed in Directory on MMSA Web page

For information click here.
To see the form click here.

 

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Horses Maple FactsDid you know that Michigan ranks 5th in Maple Syrup Production in the U.S.? Or that it takes approximately 40 gallons of maple sap to make 1 gallon of syrup? Click here to learn more interesting facts about Michigan Maple Syrup!
  Sap Bucket

Maple sap will generally flow during any rise in temperature above freezing. However, a very rapid rise in temperature (from 25°F to 45°F) will enhance the sap flow considerably. To learn more about the production of maple syrup, click here.

 

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