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2014 Maple Syrup Season Part 2

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 28, 2014   -   By Katie

I was sad when I realized that the best thing for our family was the discontinuance of our CSA. All the same, it was a peace-filled realization. However… I recently had an experience that was easily the saddest, most disheartening experience of my...

Homemade Pure Maple Syrup Part 2

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 29, 2013   -   By Katie

Last week I shared that we’ve been collecting maple sap for making our own maple syrup. It has been a great family-time endeavor and the first step – collecting maple sap – couldn’t be simpler. To learn how to collect your own maple sap, click here . ...

Homemade Pure Maple Syrup

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 15, 2013   -   By Katie

My father-in-law (hereafter lovingly referred to as “Papa”) is currently in his third year of making homemade maple syrup from his own trees. Last year he made an abundance and we’ve been blessed with as much free, pure maple syrup as our little ...

First Batch of 2010 Maple Syrup

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday March 02, 2010   -   By Chris

We had the evaporator firing late into the night over this past weekend and our results yielded our first batch of 2010 Maple Syrup!  The full moon was out, the steam was rising from the pan, and Hurricane Farm's Official "Taste...

Assemblage

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday February 16, 2009   -   By Chris

The new evaporator is here!  Erica went up to New Hampshire Friday evening--returning at midnight--to pick up the supplies.  With the help of my father, who put in some solid work while keeping strong hold of his advisory role, we assembled the...

Sugaring Time is just about here...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday February 04, 2009   -   By Chris

It looks like it will be just about time to tap the maple trees here in Connecticut this weekend.  We are expecting highs in the 40's and lows in the 20's for a week or so.  This will be perfect to get the sap flowing in the trees.  As we...


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