Sweet Sourland Farms is family owned & operated, offering locally grown forest and agricultural products for sale on a modest scale. See our farm in the documentary "Sourlands".
* MAPLE SYRUP - 2020 maple syrup is available now!
Pints (16 oz.) - $12
Half pints (8 oz.) - $7
We sell from the farm, call & pick up your order 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat.,or by appointment.
ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS:
It takes 40-60 gallons of maple sap boiled down to produce 1 gallon of maple syrup. We have 450-500 sugar and red maples on tap. We make about 50 to 100 gallons of 100% pure maple syrup a year, depending upon weather conditions. Syrup season begins in winter, we usually tap mid-January. We collect the sap with tubing on a vacuum system at sundown each day, and process at night. We use a reverse osmosis system to begin reducing the sap, a wood fired evaporator to bring it to syrup stage, and bottle it (in glass) in a propane finisher. We make every effort to use renewable energy and reduce our carbon footprint, using solar PV and thermal systems to generate electricity and heat water.
For those who want to experience "old time" sugaring in N.J., we recommend these public programs: Howell Living History Farm, Mercer county; Lord Stirling Park, Somerset county; Lusscroft Farm, Sussex county. They all have "maple sugaring" events, with complete websites and program calendars. We got our first taps at Howell Farm 30 years ago!
Sweet Sourland Farms maple syrup is available for sale here at the farm and starting in March 2020 from the following vendors:
Beechtree Farm, Hopewell NJ 08525
BoneIn Food, Hopewell, NJ 08525
Brick Farm Market, Hopewell, NJ 08525
Cherry Grove Farm, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Stonybrook Meadows Farm, Hopewell NJ 08525
Terhune Orchards, Princeton NJ 08540
Whole Earth Center, Princeton, NJ 08540
Wood Chips - Clean Eastern White Pine wood chips, $15.00 per cubic yard, up to 4 yd. per truckload delivery available; cost based on distance.
DELAWARE VALLEY NJ & PA: BUY LOCAL, YOU'LL SAVE TIME & MONEY! We offer quality maple syrup, here in NJ. Please call us! Mon- Sat- 9am-5pm
Our maple syrup is sold directly from the farm, and by other local vendors. Please call or email us for availability and prices.
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