We learned that it takes about 40 gallons of maple sap to produce one gallon of high-grade maple syrup.
Mark Battel and his family have organized and maintain over 400 taps with gravity and a vacuum-fed tube system that fills the collection kettles with pure Maple sap. Stop by their roadside stand and pick up some sweetness this season.
There is nothing like the familiar foods of home. Michigan has unique and tasty varieties of comfort food dishes originating from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to the Ohio and Indiana border. We hit upon some of the top delicacies that the Great Lakes State loves to enjoy from many of our own hometowns.