Maple Open House Weekend 2017

Maple Open House Weekend is a statewide event celebrating sugaring season. Sugar makers throughout Vermont will open the doors of their sugarhouses, inviting visitors in to experience and enjoy this remarkable time of year when pure Vermont maple syrup is made. Whether it’s the sight of steam rising from the sugarhouse, the inviting aroma of boiling […]

Holiday Baking with Maple Syrup or Sugar

The holidays are a time for family and friends, to reflect on the year that is almost passed and the potential for the new year ahead. The holiday season wouldn’t be complete, however, without the delicious smells of home cooking wafting through the house. In our homes, we enjoy finding new ways to use maple syrup […]

Substituting Your Sugar

Did you know that it’s easy to substitute maple syrup for other regular uses of sugar?  Maple syrup can be a delicious way to liven up an old favorite by bringing maple’s unique flavor to a dish.  Better still, it’s also a healthy way to sweeten your food and beverages as maple syrup is high in healthful […]

Everyday Uses for Maple

If you are like us, you don’t feel like making pancakes every morning but you might have coffee or tea every morning.  Have you ever thought about using Vermont Maple Syrup to sweeten your coffee or tea?  Maple syrup is the perfect sweetener for these beverages as there is no issue with dissolving as there can […]

Study Confirms That Maple Is Golden for Vermont’s Economy

  Vermont’s maple industry contributed between $317 and $330 million in total sales to the state’s economy in 2013, according to a recently completed economic contribution study conducted for the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association by the Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont. The industry added between $140 and $144 million to […]

Vermont Continues To Be #1 US Maple Producer

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released their 2015 Maple Syrup Crop Production report and Vermont continues to be the number one producer of maple syrup in the United States, producing more than the next two largest producing states combined.  Despite the cold and snowy winter we experienced in New England, our season was still […]

2015 Maple Open House Weekend

The following sugar houses will be open on March 28th and 29th.  While we all make maple syrup, each place has its own character and unique experiences to offer.

What is Real Maple?

Vermont maple syrup has been made for generations by hard-working Vermonters.  Folks who are passionate about their role in preserving the beautiful forests of the Green Mountain State and proud to be producing award-winning maple syrup.  People who respect their legacy and heritage but are eager to innovate and improve their craft. It’s no mystery, then, that clever […]

2014 Maple Open House Weekend

Visit Vermont sugarhouses across the state and watch as maple syrup is being made. Join our family tradition and be a part of all the fun! Open House Weekend is your opportunity to get a first-hand look at how Vermont’s sugar makers are able to take the sap from maple trees and craft something as […]

New Grades Come to Vermont

For years, Vermont maple syrup has been divided into one of four grades based on color and flavor.  As consumer preference has changed over the past century, so too has the grading system evolved to provide a more accurate description based on consumer preference.  The names of each grade, however, did not necessarily provide a […]