We have been keeping busy this past year working to get our new property on-line. This past year we have installed 1.4km of buried mainline pipe to carry sap from our new pump station to the evaporator house. We have also installed 7km of pipeline above ground, and 22km of […]

Update from the Sugar Bush

The first of this years syrup came of our evaporator last Saturday. Since then we have made over 2,000L of fresh maple syrup. This year you may notice that our grades of syrup have changed, to match the new standards proposed by the International Maple Syrup Institute (IMSI), and recently adopted […]

New season, new grading system

                In these cold days of winter, we’ve been busy in the sugar shack making some of our products ahead of the season. To date, we have made barbeque sauce, maple butter, and have a bit of a head start on the maple taffy. We’ve also made […]

Update from the sugar shack

We said goodbye to a dear friend today… Pat Kilroy passed away on July 26, 2014 after battling with liver cancer. Pat did sleigh rides with his horses at our sugarbush for years (starting possibly in 2005?). Pat was an amazing guy who lived life to it’s fullest. When he […]

Goodbye Pat

We had our last boil shortly after the Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. It was a late season, but still a good one! We are almost done washing the lines now, and the North Bay Farmer’s Market starts next weekend (May 17th). We will have a booth at both the Saturday […]

Season’s Over

Tomorrow (Saturday April 26th) is the 17th Annual Powassan Maple Syrup Festival! We’ll have a booth downtown in our usual spot and there will be free bus rides again from town up to our sugar shack. Come on up to enjoy some maple taffy, go for a horse-drawn wagon ride […]

Powassan Maple Syrup Festival

We did our first boil on Tuesday, April 1st. The latest we’ve ever started, but it’s finally here! Now we’re hoping that the weather cooperates for awhile, giving us freezing temperatures at night and above freezing in the day to get the sap flowing. Weather permitting we will have both […]

The Season Has Started!

Pancake Breakfasts start this weekend in Powassan! On Saturdays they are at the Powassan United Church from 9AM-12PM on March 15, March 22, March 29, April 5 and April 12. On Sundays, the Powassan Lion’s Club is serving breakfast at the South Himsworth Community Centre on Glendale Heights from 9AM-12PM on […]

Pancake Breakfasts!