End of Season Maple Syrup

end of season baking

End of Season maple syrup needs a little more description after the 2017 maple sugaring season.  We have been looking at the samples of the barrels we made, tasting them and trying to get a handle on how we can possibly
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Maple Bunny vs Chocolate Bunny

maple bunnies

Bunnies in all shapes and sizes are found on the shelves of many stores this time of the year.  There is one bunny, though, that you won’t find hopping around your local Walmart.  The Carman Brook Farm Maple Bunny is
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Density of Maple Syrup

The density of maple syrup is often misunderstood by consumers and probably the one thing I get asked the most after the grades of maple syrup. We put a lot of weight on flavor and grade, but checking for density
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Blueberry Pancake National Recognition Day

Blueberry pancakes have their own national day celebrated on January 28th.  Beat the winter blues by consuming blueberry pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner and you don’t have to wait till the end of January. Pancakes and syrup are a
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Brooke Shields & Vermont Maple Syrup Gifts

Vermont Maple Syrup Gifts Brooke Shields told People’s Magazine that Vermont maple syrup gifts is at the top of her list when she’s looking for something special, especially for the women on her list.  Shields stated in the magazine that
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Sap Collection Project

A sap collection project was our main focus in the sugarwoods this year.  How important is sap collection to a sugarmaker’s maple business?  Very important, both economically and to the health of the trees.  So much, that after reviewing our
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Our Top 6 Most Popular Maple Gifts

This is my list of our top six most popular maple gifts. Holiday shopping can be a stressful task whether you go downtown or sit in your living room to surf the web.  What do you get someone who has everything? 
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Earth Day Surprise in Maple Sugarwoods

Curious Coyote Puppies

We had a surprise on Earth Day in our Maple Sugarwoods this spring, when our team of untappers were busy pulling the taps from the maple trees. The 45th Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 2015.  In 1970 Sen
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New Vermont Maple Syrup Favor Bottles

Engraved Medallion Maple Favor

New Vermont maple syrup favor bottles are now available as perfect gifts for your guests. These three new bottles, the Medallion in two sizes and the Solo bottle, all display raised maple leaves.  These maple syrup favor bottles are filled
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Sugaring 2015

  For us, the sugaring season 2015 started in the summer of 2014, when we took down sap lines for 2,000 taps that we built in 1998 and 1999.  These were the first taps of our sugaring enterprise and it
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