Maple Weekend 2018

Maple Production in New York State

New York State is home to the largest resource of tappable maple trees within the United States, and over 2,000 maple sugarmakers.  As an abundant and sustainable crop, New York’s gourmet maple industry is vibrant and growing on an annual basis.

Our state’s unique climate and forestry make it naturally perfect for maple syrup production. This pure, additive-free sweetener is made simply by removing water from the sap to concentrate the natural sugars and nutrients made by the tree.

Maple production tends to be a community endeavor, many times involving the entire extended family working together to accomplish one common goal: to produce a pure, all-natural maple syrup that they can take pride in calling their own.  The gourmet maple syrup and granulated sugar that come as a result are delicious additions, and dare we say necessities, to any kitchen worldwide.

2018 Maple Events

March 24-25
Fleischmanns Maple Festival
Town of Fleischmanns, NY
The 7th annual festival is a weekend full of activities and events inspired by tradition of making maple syrup. Includes a pop-up retail store, art, maple bake-off, 5K run/walk, crafts, wagon rides, and more. For more info, click here.

March 17-18 and 24-25
Maple Weekend Open Houses

To celebrate all things maple, New York State Maple Producers Association organizes an annual Maple Weekend. It's a chance for the public to come to the farm to learn about New York’s maple sugar making processes and traditions and to provide a chance to taste pure maple syrup in its many forms – right from the source. Farms offer tours, demos, family-friendly activities, and pancake breakfasts, and many will schedule school or group tours. Check each farm's listing to see what they offer.

Participating producers:

 

Resources:
NYS Maple
NYS Maple Weekend

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Top photo: Brookside Maple & Farm, DeLancey, NY