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2017 Sapsquatch Member Survey

Hey friends, Sapsquatch is currently conducting a survey for past, present and potential future customers to help us improve our product. If you’ve tasted the sweet gold, please take a minute to give some feedback. One lucky respondent will get … Continue reading

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Another nailbiter as 2016 season opens

The start of maple sugaring season is always unpredictable and producers begin tapping based on a number of factors, but the lore says that several weeks of deep freeze are needed to ensure a good season. Some producers begin tapping … Continue reading

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Maple season a few weeks away!

It’s hard to imagine that maple season is just a few short weeks away. Sapsquatch Sugarbush, along with most of the Northeast is completely buried under more than two feet of snow and the region is gripped by sub-zero temperatures … Continue reading

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Junkies stole my chainsaw

You may or may not know that I do not live on the land where the Sapsquatch Sugarbush and my beloved sugarshack are located. I have been commuting back and forth to the farm for the last 8 years either … Continue reading

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2015 CSA shares now on sale

Sapsquatch Maple CSA shares are now on sale! This year, we are also enabling our members to purchase farm credit in advance of the season to help us purchase much needed efficiency equipment and build an addition to the shack. … Continue reading

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Maple Weekend Report; Part 1

Last weekend, maple producers across the state of NY, including Sapsquatch, opened their sugarhouses to the public for two days of education, family fun and maple syrup.  We were very busy from Thursday on at our Enfield sugarhouse and had … Continue reading

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Maple Weekend

Maple season is getting off to a late start this year just in time for the celebration of New York State’s Maple Weekends. The statewide festival is sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers Association and is now in … Continue reading

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