The Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association is taking advantage of that to hold its annual Maple Open House Weekend, this year set for two sessions -- March 16-17 and 23-24 -- at 19 venues stretching over several six New York counties and one Massachusetts site.
Among activities will be tree-tapping demonstrations; sap boiling for syrup creation; sampling of maple sugars, syrups and candies, plus demonstrations of the use of both traditional and state of the art mapleing systems.
New York is the third largest maple producing state in the nation.
Scheduled to participate in the weekends (directions and event details available online):
Kent’s Sugar House, Berlin
Frasier Sugar Shack, Johnsville
Mud Road Sugar House, Ephrata
Peaceful Valley Maple Farms, Johnston
Maple Valley Farm, Corinth
Nightingale’s Maple Farm, Galway
Dry Brook Sugar House, Salem
Grottoli’s Maple, Middle Granville
Highland Maple Farm, Argyle
Mapleland Farms, Argyle
Rascher’s Sugar House, Shushan
Rathbun’s Maple Sugar House and Restaurant, Granville
Sugar Mill Farm, Greenwich
Wild Hill Maple, Salem
Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, Thurman
Toad Hill Maple Farm, Thurman
Valley Road Maple Farm, Thurman
McComb’s Oak Hill Maple Farm, Speculator
Ioka Valley Farm, Hancock
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