The sap is running and sugar-makers are busy, but supply chain problems persist this season. Eric Sorkin, the co-owner of Runamok Maple in Fairfax, says the sugar season snuck up quickly. They hope for a better year than last. “Crops ranged from about half a crop to three-quarters,” said Sorkin. It wasn’t the sweetest syrup come year’s end but he says they made it through.