Contact Us

How Sweet it is Maple Season is Here

5 Rivers EEC  Sugar Mapling  Home schooled class kids
DEC.gov

Locally grown and produced is almost always better in taste and quality, it seems to be even truer when it comes to maple syrup.  If you agree, you’re probably as excited as I am that Maple production time is here.  Here’s where to find open houses and local producers.

According to the Department of Environmental Conservation, New York is home to “more than 2,000 tappable maple trees, the most in the US.”  The next two weekends (3/18-3/19 & 3/25-3/26) will be the peak times for Open Houses and Tours of sugaring operations. In many cases you get some hands on experience working with maple sap and some good deals on a variety of products.

Two good operations to check our is Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School’s FFA and the DEC’s Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar.  CCE’s website has a list of maple producers in Oneida County and the New York Maple wesbite has searchable locations for anywhere in the state.

SOURCE:Cornell Cooperative Extension and DEC

New ishing Regulations Start April 1

 

Best Of Big Frog 104

Recommended For You

Best Of The Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://bigfrog104.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Big Frog Rewards Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Big Frog Rewards Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.