Culinary News from The Culinary Institute of America

CIA Students Tap Maple Trees

As part of their education, students in the Ecology of Food course in the CIA’s Applied Food Studies program on the Hyde Park campus tap maple trees each winter. They not only learn about the environment and the ecosystem of the northeastern United States and the role of maple syrup in the region’s history, they also get to make syrup from tree to table. News12 was there for this year’s first tapping and reporter Diane Caruso spoke with Professor Deirdre Murphy and students.

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