J2037

Commending New York Maple Producers during the Annual Maple Weekends on March 19-20, 2022, and March 26-27, 2022

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J2037


Senate Resolution No. 2037

BY: Senator HINCHEY

COMMENDING New York Maple Producers during the
Annual Maple Weekends on March 19-20, 2022, and
March 26-27, 2022

WHEREAS, It is with great pleasure that this Legislative Body
acknowledges noteworthy events in America's history which deserve
special recognition; and

WHEREAS, The agricultural industry is part of the foundation upon
which our distinct American heritage is built; and

WHEREAS, New York State takes just pride in each and every product
it produces or grows; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend New York
Maple Producers during the Annual Maple Weekends on March 19-20, 2022,
and March 26-27, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Maple has been recognized as one of the foundations for New
York State's agriculture; and

WHEREAS, New York State is home to the largest resource of tappable
maple trees within the United States, and over 2,000 maple sugar makers;
and

WHEREAS, Abundant and sustainable, New York's gourmet maple industry
is vibrant and growing on an annual basis; and

WHEREAS, New York's unique climate and forestry makes it naturally
perfect for maple syrup production; and

WHEREAS, As the second state in the country for maple syrup
production, New York produces over 800,000 gallons of syrup from over
2.7 million taps; and

WHEREAS, It takes 40 gallons of sap to produce one gallon of maple
syrup; in addition, maple makes many products sold throughout the state
and nation including maple coffee, maple cream, maple fluff and maple
candy; and

WHEREAS, New York maple providers are distributed across New York
State and have expanded over the last five years; maple operations reach
over 500,000 visitors throughout New York; and

WHEREAS, The prime maple season runs from February to March every
year; and

WHEREAS, On Maple Weekends being held March 19-20, 2022, and March
26-27, 2022, maple producers from across New York State will welcome
families to their farms to experience first hand how real, mouth
watering syrup and related products are made; and

WHEREAS, Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy fun,
family-friendly activities, taste New York's freshest syrup and purchase
maple products; and

WHEREAS, Through their diligence and expertise in maple, the
producers have brought pride and recognition to themselves, their local
community, and to our great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend New York Maple Producers during the Annual Maple Weekends on
March 19-20, 2022, and March 26-27, 2022; and

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to New York Maple Producers.

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  • 08 / Mar / 2022
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