• maple syrup March 16, 2022 6:52 pm

    Maple Syrup Season Comes to a Successful End

    Maple Syrup makers said this season was successful due to weather conditions and were able to produce 300 gallons of pure maple syrup.

  • Maple Sugaring Season March 16, 2022 7:09 pm

    Sugarhouses Hard at Work Ahead of ‘Maple Weekend in CT'

    Bright Acres Farm Sugarhouse in Hampton processed its final batch of maple syrup ahead of “Maple Weekend in CT.” From early February to mid-March the farm produced nearly 300 gallons of pure maple syrup by processing over 20,000 gallons of sap. This year’s weather provided more optimal conditions this season than last and resulted in an increase in maple syrup…

  • Maple Sugaring Season February 22, 2022 7:22 pm

    Maple Season Underway in Connecticut

    Maple season is underway in Connecticut. There are more than 200 sugar-makers in Connecticut and February through March are peak sugaring months, according to the CT Department of Agriculture. “It is very busy, but there is nothing like coming out to the barn and making maple syrup,” said Gayle Solari, who co-owns Goshen Hill Maples with her husband. Solari and…

  • maple syrup February 22, 2022 7:09 pm

    Maple Syrup Season Is Underway in CT

    February through March are peak maple syrup making months. Weather plays a major role in the production of maple syrup, and so far, this year has been more promising.

  • storrowton village museum February 11, 2022 2:00 pm

    Maple Syrup Lovers Can Celebrate at Storrowton Village Annual Event

    Celebrate all things maple syrup this March at Storrowton Village’s free annual Maple Syrup Harvest Day. Visitors can watch how to tap a tree and boil sap with historian Dennis Picard at the Gilbert Farmhouse, watch 19th-century open-hearth maple syrup recipes or go on docent-led tours.  “Our Maple Harvest Day event is a fundraiser for the educational programs at...

  • maple syrup March 3, 2021 7:33 pm

    Maple Sugaring with New Technology

    The Green Hollow Sugar House in Plainfield has been increasing their technology over the last several years. A new technology and process called reverse osmosis is helping speed up the production of maple syrup. The process takes sap from the trees and quickly removes the water from the sap harnessing mostly the sugar needed to create maple syrup. This technology…

  • maple syrup March 3, 2021 6:29 pm

    Maple Syrup Season Is in Full Swing

    Sugar houses in Connecticut are busy as they tap trees and harvest the sap for maple syrup.

  • Maple Sugaring Season February 24, 2021 7:44 pm

    Perfect Weather for Maple Sap Harvesting

    Weather plays a crucial role in the ability to harvest sap. The Green Hollow Sugar House in Plainfield started their season this past weekend all thanks to some perfect weather. Travis Irons, owner of Green Hollow Sugar House says the best conditions include freezing nights with temperatures of 25 to 30 degrees coupled with daytime high temperatures into the 40s….

  • maple sugar season February 24, 2021 6:26 pm

    Maple Syrup Season Off to a Great Start

    The maple syrup season in Connecticut is off to a good start thanks to cold nights and warm days.

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