Maple Syrup time!

March and April is maple syrup season in Hastings County.  This is the time to experience the renewal of Spring when the days get longer, the light is stronger and the sap

Maple Syrup producer

rises from the maple trees.

There are several ways to celebrate by visiting local maple syrup producers to buy some product or attending one of the events taking place. 

Here are some upcoming Pancake Breakfasts and Maple Festivals (let us know if you have one to add to this list):

Centre Hastings Huntingdown Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, March 20th.

Maplefest at the HR Frink Conservation Area, Sunday, March 20th.

O'Hara Mill Homestead 1850s Sugar Bush Demonstration and Pancakes, March 19 & 20th.

Where to buy?  Here are some Sugar Bushes and Sugar Houses listed at HarvestHastings.ca (Please call before you go to make sure there is someone to show you around):

Shaws Eldoro Maple
McEwan Maple
Fleetbreeze
Trillium Ridge Sugarworks
Palmateer Farms
O’Hara Sugar Maples
Derry Farms
Friendly Acres
Three Maples Sugar Camp