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N. Bedford 'Corner' Taps 800 Trees for Maple Syrup

Dark Hollow Sugar Camp, a maple syrup business located in Jack’s Corner in Northern Bedford County, has benefited from the colder temperatures in February, which has allowed them to produce more of the sweet substance than in previous years with more mild winters.

Owner Tyler Hrivnak, said the sap in the sugar maple trees they use on his property and in the surrounding woods, was running pretty well because of the conditions.

He uses the sap that is tapped from about 800 trees.

The sap collected from these trees using either the vacuum or bucket method is boiled down to make syrup.

“With a vac...


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