Tapping Into Tradition

Could maple syrup become an income generating crop in the hills of Appalachia? Seth Long, who operates a small farm in Letcher County, KY, thinks so as do others in the region. New technologies are making what used to be a traditionally harvested product for home use possible on a larger scale. OVR/WMMT reporter Sydney Boles details the economic potential of maple syrup, a non-timber forest product found in hilly regions like eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.

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