David Leff’s sticky subject: Why we love maple syrup

Author David Leff explained the mystique of maple syrup at a talk in Norfolk on March 5. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

NORFOLK — A sugarhouse in production is known as a “yankee sauna,” according to David K. Leff, trustee of the Great Mountain Forest (GMF) and author of “Maple Sugaring: Keeping It Real in New England.”

Leff spoke to a capacity audience at the Norfolk Library on Saturday, March 5. The talk was sponsored by Great Mountain Forest (GMF), which is located in Norfolk and Falls Village.

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