Vt. Governor to Kick Off Maple Season

By Lesley Engle

Published 04/03 2014 09:21AM

Updated 04/03 2014 09:22AM

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will help kick off maple season Thursday.

The Democratic governor will tap a maple tree at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe.

The maple syrup industry is a major Vermont business. According to the USDA, Vermont produced the most maple syrup in the Northeastern Region last year, producing 40.6 percent of the United States’ maple syrup.

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