Category Archives: maple production

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

Posted in 2014, CSA, education, events, family, food, Ithaca, maple production, maple season, maple syrup, Maple Weekend, programs, Sapsquatch, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Maple Season is Here (sorta): Upcoming events with Sapsquatch

Maple season is here (sorta) and there’s lots to do! Here are some upcoming events with Sapsquatch: Saturday, March 8, Boynton Middle School 12-3pm Meet Josh from Sapsquatch at the annual CSA Fair along with 25 other local producers. CSA’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, CSA, education, events, family, Great Maple Heist, Ithaca, maple production, maple season, maple syrup, Maple Weekend | 1 Comment

Maple syrup in the media

There are always a lot of stories in the media this time of year as the pre-maple season excitement builds, but as the industry grows by leaps and bounds, it seems that this year there has been more media attention … Continue reading

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2014 Pre-season News from Sapsquatch Maple Syrup

Well the new year is almost upon us and that means sugaring season is only a month or so away. It’s always nerve-racking as the calendar ticks down to tapping. It seems like no matter how many projects are completed … Continue reading

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I am a sugarmaker

Posted in 2013, CSA, education, history, maple production, media, Pete Seeger, Sapsquatch, Tap Maples Not Marcellus: Hydrofracking Upstate NY, video | Leave a comment

Another early season maple sugaring & climate uncertainty

On a day when thousands are converging on DC for what is being billed as the largest climate rally ever, I take stock of the very real and very personal effects of climate change on my life.  As I walked … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, climate change, education, events, Kurt Hahn, maple production, Maple Weekend, media, music, Sapsquatch | Leave a comment

Fell, cut, haul, chop stack… repeat

Fall is my favorite time of year out on the farm, other than the very beginning of maple season.  I get to spend long golden days out in the sugarbush cutting wood ready for the big boils of late winter … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, fall, firewood, maple production, trees | 2 Comments