2016 National Maple Syrup Festival

12 hours sugar rushing through Brown County National Park and Nashville:  A BLAST!

Starting the day off right:  flight of syrups from across the maple belt.  Seared on the spot, the branded board made this tasting even sweeter!

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World’s Fastest Flap-jack Flipper
Them cakes be flyin’ sky-high!

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Experiencing history around the park:
French colonists explaining maple sugaring.

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Rendering maple syrup

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Drip! Drip! Collecting sap via spile and pail.

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Learning all about the trees

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Sweet Victory Challenge hosted by Burton Farms @ Abe Martin Lodge

Thr “pros”

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Chef Dan Orr of FARM (Bloomington) demos a delightful turnip & pear dish

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They let me judge the competition!!!!

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Course 1
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Course 2
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Course 3

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Course 5

YOLO!  Hillbilly Foot Wash to detox and cap-off the day.

Includes complementary Throwback Mountain Dew & Moonpie!

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Hillbilly Foot Wash

These feet never felt so good!

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Hillbilly Foot Wash

Perfect capstone to a day wrought with adventure!

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