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Drinking Maple Sap for Health Benefits

drinking maple sap fresh from a maple sap collection bucket

Impressive Health Benefits

Derived from Drinking Maple Sap

Drinking maple sap fresh from the maple tree is a secret Canadian rural rite of passage. There are two ways to drink maple sap fresh. People may put their mouth directly under the spigot and let the sap drip into it or they collect it in a bucket and guzzle the sap ice cold – known as the Canadian maple sap bucket challenge.

Hearty rural Canadians will grab a full bucket of maple sap right off the tree and down the whole thing during the long cold hours of a maple sap boiling. The sap provides them the energy required to pull the sugar shack all nighters. Without this fresh maple sap they would be unable to craft maple syrup because the sap to syrup  process is very long and tiring.

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Grey Highlands Snow vs Toronto Snow

Snow shoveling in Grey Highlands

Grey Highlands residents celebrate snow

City folks loath it

There is a dramatic difference between how people from Toronto interact with snow, and Grey Highlands residents do. With an annual snowfall of approximately 330 centimeters, Grey Highland residents celebrate and prepare for snow days. Toronto residents practically fall apart on the first hint of snow. For good reason too, any snow is going to wreck the morning commute.

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