Category Archives: Maple Sugaring

Thin Ice

In case you were wondering and maybe aren’t familiar with Connecticut winters, in late winter somewhere around Valentine’s Day, when the sap begins to run and we make Maple Syrup, it usually means ice skating ponds are no longer frozen … Continue reading

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It’s Sugaring Time!

Visit the Brooksvale Sugar Shack February 12, 2022 – March 9, 2022 Wednesdays 3:00 – 5:00pm Saturdays 11:00 – 1:00pm Sugarmaker Pete is monitoring the short-term weather forecasts and soon we will tap the Park’s maple trees and begin boiling … Continue reading

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That’s A Lot of Work

A family member saw the pic of the 5 little 4 oz. jars of finished syrup I posted this week. (I posted it on the FOB FB page too!) The comment was, “That’s a lot of work.” Sugarmakers get that … Continue reading

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