Photo Gallery: Maple Syrup Making with Finding Home Farms

March 2, 2016 5:10 pm Last Updated: March 9, 2016 4:21 pm

TOWN OF GREENVILLE—It’s harvest time at Finding Home Farms where owners Laura and Dana Putnam and their two daughters are busy making enough syrup to sell for the next year. They do everything from collecting the sap from land a few miles down the road, to boiling it into syrup, and then bottling it at their sugar house next to their home and selling it in across the tri-state area. Needless to say, they don’t get much time to relax during sugar season.

Maple syrup lines crisscross the forest at the Finding Home Farms' land in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Maple syrup lines crisscross the forest at the Finding Home Farms’ land in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Hosing used to collect maple syrup crosses a stream on the Finding Home Farms' land in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Hosing used to collect maple syrup crosses a stream on the Finding Home Farms’ land in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A line that taps into a Finding Home Farms' maple tree in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A line that taps into a Finding Home Farms’ maple tree in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A line that taps into a Finding Home Farms' maple tree in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A line that taps into a Finding Home Farms’ maple tree in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Finding Home Farms' trees in Greenville being tapped for maple syrup on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Finding Home Farms’ trees in Greenville being tapped for maple syrup on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Black hoses collect sap for syrup from the smaller blue hoses at Finding Home Farms' trees in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Black hoses collect sap from the smaller blue hoses at Finding Home Farms in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Dana Putnam fixes a hose at his pump house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Dana Putnam fixes a hose at his pump house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A tank where the sap from Finding Home Farms' trees in Greenville is collected on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A tank where the sap from Finding Home Farms’ trees in Greenville is collected on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

The sap collected from Finding Home Farms' trees in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
The sap collected from Finding Home Farms’ trees in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Dana Putnam looks into a container of maple sap that from his maple trees in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Dana Putnam looks into a container of maple sap collected from his maple trees in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

The sugar house where Finding Home Farms' syrup is made next to their home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
The sugar house where Finding Home Farms’ syrup is made next to their home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

The inside of Finding Home Farms' sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
The inside of Finding Home Farms’ sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Maple syrup coming out of the evaporator in the Finding Home Farms' sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Maple syrup coming out of the evaporator in the Finding Home Farms’ sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Maple syrup coming out of the evaporator in the Finding Home Farms' sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Maple syrup coming out of the evaporator in the Finding Home Farms’ sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A bucket of maple syrup in the Finding Home Farms' sugar house Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A bucket of maple syrup in the Finding Home Farms’ sugar house Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A maple syrup evaporator inside the sugar house of Finding Home Farms in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A maple syrup evaporator inside the sugar house of Finding Home Farms in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Dana Putnam making maple syrup in his sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Dana Putnam making maple syrup in his sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Dana and Laura Putnam in their sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Dana and Laura Putnam in their sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Finding Home Farms maple syrup on a windowsill in the sugar house next to the Putnam's home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Finding Home Farms maple syrup on a windowsill in the sugar house next to the Putnam’s home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A jar of Finding Home Farms maple syrup in Mount Hope on Feb. 27, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A jar of Finding Home Farms maple syrup in Mount Hope on Feb. 27, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

A sign in the sugar house of Finding Home Farms in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
A sign in the sugar house of Finding Home Farms in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

The ledger of Finding Home Farms 2014 maple syrup yield in their sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
The ledger of Finding Home Farms 2014 maple syrup yield in their sugar house in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

Hannah, the Putnam family's dog at their home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
Hannah, the Putnam family’s dog at their home in Greenville on Feb. 21, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)