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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...

Gatlinburg Trip & Farm Updates

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 11, 2014   -   By Katie

It appears that spring has finally sprung in Southwest Michigan! There’s still a cool nip in the windy air, but the sun is shining and temperatures are reaching up into the sixties at midday. It’s a welcome sight! I’m so glad that things have warmed...

2014 Maple Syrup Season Part 1

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 14, 2014   -   By Katie

It’s maple sugarin’ season in Michigan! If I had been on my toes I would have tapped my trees on Thursday, March 6 as the weather conditions were just right for running sap – cold nights and above-freezing, sunny days. But alas, I’m a busy mom and I...

Peace Love Organic Mom Reviews Raw Honey, Maple Sy...

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Tuesday January 14, 2014   -   By Betty

Downingtown, PA -- Peace Love Organic Mom , (a leading resource site focused on eco-friendly, organic, and healthy living) recently reviewed raw honey, maple syrup, beeswax, beeswax candles, and handmade soap from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company. ...

Sweet Violet Velly (Jelly)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday May 01, 2013   -   By Katie

In the year or so that I’ve been blogging I haven’t spent much time talking about foraging although it’s a topic that interests me greatly. In general, foraging (as it pertains to food) is the act of making use of (exploiting) naturally occurring...

Maple Syrup Memories

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday April 12, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Finally, the weather has been just about right:  warm, sunny days without a wind that causes the snow to melt in rings around the base of the trees, followed by clear, frosty nights that harden the snow to a stiff crust.  The birds seem to sing...

The sap is running and we are boiling!!!!!

Blog: Swiss'er Sweet Maple   -   Sunday April 07, 2013   -   By Barbara

Swiss'er Sweet Maple has over 3000 maple trees tap this spring season to bring its customers the best maple syrup from Lewis County, New York. Warm days and cool nights make the sap run up the trees. Our buckets wait for each drip. Our son Lane and his friends...

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 ...

Maple/Birch Tapping

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday March 14, 2013   -   By Alan and Susan

We have been doing workshops here on the farm showing how simple it is to tap maple and birch for your own use...doesn't have to be a large "sugar bush". We show how you can take simple household items for the processing and not have to put money...

Maple Syrup Tote Bag Giveaway

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Monday October 01, 2012   -   By Betty

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is giving away one Maple Syrup Tote Bag with each order of maple syrup from 10/1/2012 thru 10/8/2012. In their effort to support and promote sustainable agriculture, local, small and family owned farms and other local...

Maple Syrup Tote Bag Giveaway

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Tuesday September 04, 2012   -   By Betty

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company is giving away one Maple Syrup Tote Bag with each order of maple syrup from 9/4/12 thru 09/11/12. In their effort to support and promote sustainable agriculture, local, small and family owned farms and other local food...

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Maple Syrup T-Shirt Giveaway 2

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Saturday June 16, 2012   -   By Betty

Maple Syrup T-Shirt Giveaway 2 is sponsored by Crooked Brook. The prize is a white, Gildan, 6.1 oz. Ultra Cotton® T-Shirt made in 100% preshrunk cotton with the image of our Maple Syrup label and URL printed on the back.   Although the most popular...

Maple Pecan Tapioca Pudding

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Sunday June 10, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 2 C heavy cream 2 large eggs, beaten 2 T+ 2t quick cooking tapioca 1/4 t salt 1/2 C+ 1 T maple syrup, divided 1 t vanilla extract    4 T chopped pecans a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg to taste Directions: 1. In a medium...

Creamy Maple Custard

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Thursday June 07, 2012   -   By Betty

Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 2 T+ 2 t maple syrup * 2 C heavy cream 2 egg 2 egg white 4 T demerara sugar 1 t scraped vanilla bean Directions: 1. Pre- heat oven to 325 degrees; Divide maple syrup among 6 6-ounce ramekins  cups; set cups aside. 2....

Maple Syrup T-Shirt Giveaway 1

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Thursday May 24, 2012   -   By Betty

Maple Syrup T-Shirt Giveaway 1 is sponsored by our friends at Crooked Brook. The prize is a white, Gildan, G200 6.1 oz. Ultra Cotton® T-Shirt made in 100% preshrunk cotton, taped shoulder-to-shoulder with a seamless collar and double-needle stitching...

Maple Syrup Grades: Part 1

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Monday April 02, 2012   -   By Betty

There are two well known systems of maple syrup grading in use today. One system is used in Canada (where 80% of the world’s maple syrup is produced) and another system is used in the United States of America. Both systems are based on color and translucence...

Spiced Ginger Pancakes with Maple Pecan Syrup

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Saturday March 03, 2012   -   By Betty

Pancake Ingredients: 3 1/3 C flour 2 ¼ t baking soda 2 ¼ t baking powder 2 t cinnamon 1 ¼ t ginger ¾ t salt ¾ t cloves 1 ¼ C buttermilk 1 C club soda 6 T butter, melted 1/3 C brown sugar or Muscovado sugar 2 eggs Syrup Ingredients: 2 C maple syrup ...

Maple Syrup "Ice Cream"

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Thursday March 01, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese, softened ¼ C maple syrup 1 ½ C crushed pineapple, with juice ½ C pecans, chopped 1 oz. tub whipped topping Directions: Beat together cream cheese and maple syrup Add pineapple and pecans, mix well Fold in whipped...

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