Maple Sugaring Events in Fairfield County

It’s that time again, the magical season for maple sugaring that runs from the beginning of February until the end of March in New England. Since maple syrup is produced only in northeastern North America, this is a great opportunity to experience the uniqueness of winter farming. Events at farms and land trusts from Greenwich to Redding aim to educate, so choose the level of involvement that’s right for you.

It’s Maple Syrup Time!

Now is the time to plan an outing to a local sugar house to learn about the ancient art of making syrup from the sap of maple trees. Since maple syrup is produced only in northeastern North America, I consider it to be one of the most special agricultural products made in Connecticut. If you’ve never seen sap collected from sugar maples and cooked down until it’s syrup, make it your mission to attend one of the events below

Kiss Your Maple Syrup Goodbye?

How much will your great-grandchildren pay to eat blueberry pancakes with real maple syrup, or won’t those foods be available to eat at all? Most of us take it for granted that in CT we will always be able to serve our guests the same treats that are by now treasured memories of our childhood.

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