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Sugar Shack

Episode: 1 Canada East Coast
Title: Sugar Shack
Broadcast: Jan 21st 2017
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane and Scott Taylor

Trevor and Scott travel to Lac-Beauport, Quebec, visiting the Sugar Shack for a maple syrup lesson and experience of the region.

  • The Sugar Shack run by Richard Lessard takes the guys out to the maple trees, Richard hammers a tap into the maple trees trunks and hangs a bucket off the tap- the maple water is collected in the buckets. Springtime is when they collect the maple water.
  • 40 liters of maple water makes around 1 liter of maple syrup.
  • Scott tries maple butter made with 100% maple syrup and visits the souvenir shop offering everything maple.
  • The Sugar Sack also offers classic lumberjack activities including the tomahawk- axe throwing in traditional clothing.

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