How maple syrup could change with the climate


By 9:30 am the line for Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugarbush had snaked out the door and down the driveway toward the parking lot, like the day a new iPhone goes on sale. But the restaurant, roughly 40 miles southwest of Ottawa, isn’t brand-new. It’s in its 50th year, and its star attraction, maple syrup, is much older.

It was invented by Native Americans long before Europeans arrived in the Americas. “Maple is a social crop,” said Shirley Fulton-Deugo, the owner. “It’s the first crop.

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