2017 Opening Day

YAY!  We have finally got stuff together to announce our opening day for 2017.

WE WILL BE OPENING THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING,

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH,

9AM TILL DARK. 

Our brochure has all the particulars. Just click on each picture and enjoy the read.

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We’ve had so much fun watching the ornaments come in, and seeing the excitement on peoples faces as they help decorate the tree.

The first tree we decorated was so liked that last year it got sold , so we had to find a new tree to decorate.

We’ve decided to  decorate a different tree from last year.  So our decorated trees will be moving around the field each year.  So enjoy our fun with us.

Remember as always, Wagon rides, hot cider and hot cocoa and a camp fire weather permitting.

Come enjoy the fun, get a tree, sip a drink by the fire and relax and have fun as a family.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

2017 is going well!!

It’s been a busy year. Our resting season was taken up with an operation and visiting family. Always so good to see family members.

Then it was onto sugaring season. We had a fair season this year.

We just finished planting Christmas trees last week, and the new chick flock came in, as well as the bees.

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We are well into our 2017 farming season. So good to see rain this year and promise of sunshine for this week.

The Spring blooming this year is beautiful, We have so enjoyed seeing everything wake up this year.

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The wild life is mostly Turkeys so far this year.

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The Sugar House

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This is a 4×12 ft evaporator. The fire is fed every 5-10 minutes and has forced draft fans that makes the fire burn hotter.

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It produces so much steam. Unless we keep the doors wide open, it fills the room with so much steam that we can’t see each other. It’s like walking around in a cloud.

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Checking to see if the syrup is sheeting off the scoop. When it sheets properly it’s ready. James (holding the scoop) is third generation making syrup.

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Bottling the sweet stuff.

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This is happy. Dave created him to explain the process of tapping to the kids that come by on tours. He’s happy when we have warm days and cold nights.