Bascom Maple to Host Fall Seminar


Bascom Maple Farms will hold its Fall Seminar on Friday, October 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brad Gillilan from Leader Evaporator Co. will be the speaker for the day. The morning session will cover tubing technology. Gillilan will discuss the differences between some of the spouts out there, as well as how to lay out a tubing system and the differences between gravity and a vacuum system.

The afternoon session will focus on filtering and canning. Gillilan will discuss the importance of filtering sap and syrup and the different methods used to accomplish that. During the afternoon session, you will be able see one of Leader's new clear filter presses in operation.

The seminar is free and lunch will be provided. Please call 603-835-6361 to register. Visit for more information.