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Maple Weekend

During Maple Weekend, producers from across the state welcome families to their farms to experience firsthand how real, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related products are made. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste New York’s freshest maple syrup and purchase your favorite maple products.
Maple Weekend will be held March 22-23 & 29-30, 2014. Visit mapleweekend.com for more information.

Happy Jack’s Maple Syrup

Family Name: the Powers family

214 Chipmans Corners Road
Locke, NY 13092-

Phone: (607) 423-2775
Email: happyjacksmaple@hotmail.com
Websitehappyjacksmaple.com

Activities: boiling syrup, chainsaw carving demonstrations, samples, product demonstrations.

Directions: 1.2 miles off of state route 90. Follow signs.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30


Schoolyard Sugarbush

Family Name: Don & Dan Weed

5967 Appletree Point Road
Moravia, NY 13118-2271

Phone: (315) 497-3480 / (315) 567-9900
Email: schoolyardsugarbush@yahoo.com
Websiteschoolyardsugarbush.org

Activities: Pancake breakfast (donations requested) to support the local New Hope Fire Department. Our family takes great pride in the taste & quality of our maple syrup. Come have fun, ride along to collect sap, tap a tree, taste the sap, taste & buy the differentgrades of maple syrup, maple cotton candy, maplecream, maple candy, and maple sugar, and more. We will have maple ice cream, maple popcorn, maple hot dogs, maple soda. Located 11 miles south of Skaneateles on 41-A. Visit and see the future of NY Mapleproduced in rural communities and see why New Hope is famous for pancakes and pure maple syrup.

Directions: Located 11 miles south of Skaneateles on 41-A.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30


Smokey Hollow Maple Products

Family Name: James Hotaling

8597 Pierce Road
Jordan, NY 13080-9428

Phone: (315) 689-9833 / (315) 730-5150
Email: jhotaling@cayugaswcd.org
Websitewww.smokeyhollow.com

Activities: Making maple syrup – maybe wax on snow, maple granulated sugar, maple cream, other maple products. All new this year: demonstrations will show sap gathering the old way with buckets to the more modern tubing and vacuum system. We also have a new evaporator with energy efficient steam system, and have installed a reverse osmosis system. We have maple popcorn, maple soft ice cream, maple cotton candy, and molded maple sugar. Pancake breakfast at Smokey Hollow all days 9-1. Fee $5 per person.Kids under 3years old free.

Directions: Rt 5 west or east: turn north on Wheeler Road. Travel 2/10 mile, turn left on Chamberlin Rd. Travel 3/10 mile, turn right onto Pierce Road. We are the first place on the left.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30

Cedarvale Maple Syrup Co.

Family Name: Karl Wiles

3769 Pleasant Valley Road
Syracuse, NY 13215-9751

Phone: (315) 469-6422 / (315) 559-7630
Email: cedarsyrup@gmail.com
Websitewww.cedarvalemaple.com

Activities: Come taste the first harvest of the year. Take a free tour and try some free samples. We will be operating our new evaporator, making maple cotton candy and other maple recipes. Come see our expanded sugar house. Take a spring walk in our sugar bush!

Directions: 8 miles west of Syracuse. From Onondaga Hill take state route 175 west. Go about 6 miles and turn left on Cedarvale Road. Go about 2 miles and turn right on Pleasant Valley Road. We are about 1/2 mile down Pleasant Valley Road.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30


Komrowski Maple

Family Name: Harry & Karen Komrowski & family

7584 Tater Road
Memphis, NY 13112-8755

Phone: (315) 635-9365 / (315) 447-2407
Email: mapleharry@aol.com
Activities: Ask for a tree tapping demonstration, Self guided sugar bush tour, (1 mile round trip – pristine farm country). Ask about our sweet tree orchard and how sweet sap can get. See how we measure sap sweetness. Free samples.

Directions: Route 370 west from Baldwinsville, Straight through Plainville. Take first left onto Tater Road. 1 3/4 miles on left, watch for signs.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30


Pied Piper Maple Products

Family Name: Barbara Hamlin

1335 West Valley Road
Preble, NY 13141-9607

Phone: (315) 636-8569
Email: barbhamlinpiedpiper@gmail.com
WebsitePiedPiperMaple.com

Activities: New sugarhouse and equipment in operation, storytime, samples, and cooking demos. Daily demonstrations of new evaporator, RO, and vacuum system.

Directions: Southwest side of Otisco Lake. Otisco Valley Road to Sawmill Road to West Valley Road.

Open:
March 22, March 23, March 29, March 30

Posted: Friday, March 28th, 2014 @ 10:58 am by Nakeia Endres
Filed under: Eat & Drink,Entertainment,Events in CNY,History & Arts,Kid's Stuff Village,Specials
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