March 23, 2014

Brian is out this morning collecting and it seems to have run pretty well yesterday.  Just a reminder that we do not have any maple cones or maple taffy today.  We will have more next weekend and if you would like to place an order to hold some, please give us a call and we’ll be happy to do that for you.  Hours today are 10am to 5pm.

March 20, 2014

Happy Spring! And spring brings the promise of new beginnings.  Check out this adorable baby goat at Millcreek Dairy just up the street from us on Route 121.  Stop in and see this little one and some other new arrivals.  

Baby Goats

 

 

NH Maple Weekend Open House

March 22nd & 23rd 10 AM to 5PM

Once again we look forward to welcoming visitors to our sugarhouse for NH Maple Weekend.  The “tours” we offer are in the sugarhouse.  Brian goes over the maple production process from start to finish over and over all day long.  So if you come in part way through just wait a bit and he’ll come back to the beginning.  Questions are always welcome anytime.  There are trees tapped close by to check out too both in the yard and down a short path.

In the store we’ll have a variety of samples of maple products to taste and buy.  And it would not be Maple Weekend without Maple Ice Cream Sundaes.  Those will be on sale too  ($2.00 ea) with your choice of maple walnut ice cream from Blake’s Creamery (made with real maple syrup) or vanilla ice cream for those who’d prefer that, topped with our own fresh maple syrup and real whipped cream.

As always we’ll have a special table set up with some handouts for the adults and kids in the crowd as take-aways from your visit (while supplies last).

Crowds can be expected so please try to park only on the right hand side of Candia Road or on Sheep Wash Road a short walk before you get to our place.  The driveway and parking area are dirt and with snow still on the ground, proper footwear is encouraged.

 We accept the following:  Master Card, Discover & Visa

Sorry  - No Rest Rooms so plan accordingly.

March 12, 2014

Hours Sat 3/15 and Sun 3/16    12pm – 4pm

Finally had a decent run at the top of this week and looking for more after the storm passes by.  One sugar maker we know says there is nothing like a good rain to get the trees loosened up.  But we still aren’t looking for it to be too warm yet.  Everyone else is flying off to Florida and Cancun for those spring break trips.  Leave that weather there for now.  Your local maple producers need a bit more winter yet.

Brian had a chance to make some fresh maple candies the other day.  Here’s a picture of them all lined up ready to go into their boxes.

Fresh Maple Candies

Fresh Maple Candies

 

 

March 5, 2014

Keep your eyes open for melting this weekend.  If the temperatures get up where they say we should see another run this weekend.  Please, please, please!!

  Open 12pm – 4pm   Sat 3/8/14 and Sun 3/9/14

February 3, 2014

Stack Up 2014

Things are moving along in preparation for the new season start.  Brian has been busy scrubbing buckets and spiles, putting a fresh coat of paint on the evaporator arch and getting the stack back up ready for the first firing of the season.  Not too excited about the prospect of 6-10 inches of snow this week.  But oh well.  This is New England after all!