Maple Tree  Syrup

Mark Saturday, November 18 on your calendars for the annual Southwest Virginia Tree Syrup School in St. Paul, Virginia.  The morning will be filled with sessions for those new to tapping and tree syrup, as well as experienced producers.  The afternoon will include a special syrup quality workshop led by Les Ober from Ohio State University Extension.  Tours and field activities will be scheduled on the Friday before.  Come get answers to your questions including what trees to tap, how to boil and bottle and how to store and sell your syrup.  



Date Time Location
 Saturday, November 18, 2023    9:00AM-4:00PM 

Oxbow Center

16620 E Riverside Dr., St. Paul, VA 24283

Instructors: Dr. Tom Hammett, Phillip Meeks, Mike Rechlin, Les Ober



Online Registration Deadline: November 16, 2023.  After that date, please contact the Wise County Extension Office at (276) 328-6194


$15 per adult

$10 per child (17 & under)

Family/group discounts available:

(After November 1st, Registration Cost: $20 for adults & $15 for children)

Family/Group Discounts:  select the appropriate discount from the options on the right side of this page

$30 for 1 adult & 2 or more children from the same household

$45 for 2 adults & 2 or more children from the same household

Payment Methods: Credit cards, cash and checks accepted**. Credit card payments are only available through this online registration site.

Make checks payable to: VCE – Wise County

Refund Policy: Refunds are available until November 15th.  Refunds may incur a processing fee.

**Your registration is not complete until payment has been received.


If you have questions or need more information, please contact:

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Wise County Office

Phillip Meeks, Extension Agent,

Agriculture and Natural Resources

(276)328-6194 or pmeeks@vt.edu


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