Sweet Spring!

The sweet smell of spring fills the air in Vermont when finally the sap begins to flow to the tops of the birch, beech, and maple trees.  Vermonters make time to celebrate spring by venturing out of their winter burrows to visit a Vermont Sugar house at the end of March.  Those who do get out enjoy […]

Waiting For Spring!

In Vermont spring is sure to come.  The question on everyone’s mind is, when?  The sugar makers have tapped their trees, and a short sap run happened last week when the thermometer reached towards the 50’s in some locations.  Yet spring is elusive in New England, and particularly in Vermont where today, March 15th, 2015, […]