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Photos: Maple Syrup Fest

Published: Sunday, March 2, 2014 12:06 p.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, March 2, 2014 11:50 p.m. CST

Erik Anderson - For the Daily Chronicle Jacob Handel of Sycamore stirs "sap water" as it boils down outside during the Maple Syrup Fest held at the Natural Resource Center in Russell Woods Forest Preserve in Genoa on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The cold weather prevented organizers from collecting sap water from trees, so they used water for their demonstrations.