Saint John's Maple Syrup
A sap-run is the sweet goodbye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of sun and frost.
-John Burroughs "Signs & Season" (1886)
Welcome to the official web site for Saint John's Maple Syrup - a partnership between Saint John's Abbey and University to continue the tradition of producing maple syrup while providing opportunities for education and service to the community. The maple syrup operation is run by Brother Walter Kieffer, OSB. Br. Walter is assisted by Stephen Saupe (CSB/SJU Biology Department), Kyle Rauch and Sarah Gainey (Outdoor U), and too many other fantastic volunteers to list here.