2017 Massachusetts Maple Weekend, March 18-19

To celebrate Maple Weekend, March 18-19, these sugarhouses will be open to the public. Visit them to learn about sugaring, sample their products, and take home some of Massachusetts' sweetest crop!

These are working farms -- please come prepared for mud! No pets, please.

Agawam
Ashby
Ashfield
Auburn
Blandford
Buckland
Conway
Dalton
Deerfield
Fitchburg
Florence
Hadley
Hancock
Hardwick
Haydenville
Heath
Holliston
Hopkinton
Lenox
Maynard
New Ashford
New Braintree
North Brookfield
Northfield
Pepperell
Royalston
Rutland
Shelburne
South Hadley
Sturbridge
Topsfield
West Bridgewater
Westhampton
Whately
Williamsburg
Wilmington
Worthington


Agawam
The Maple Hut
Mike & Rosann Ryczek
1162 River Rd.
413-789-6477
www.themaplehut.com

Saturday: 12:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 9:00 - 3:00

See process of boiling. Selling syrup, candy, and cotton candy.

Ashby
Dave's Sugar House
David Pillsbury & David Lammi
1033 Jones Hill Rd.
978-386-7235

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Tour of sugarhouse, tastings, products for sale.

Ashfield
South Face Farm Sugarhouse
Tom McCrumm
755 Watson Spruce Corner Rd.
413-628-3268
www.southfacefarm.com

Saturday: 11:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 3:00



Visit our old time sugarhouse high in the hills of beautiful Ashfield. If the weather cooperates, we'll have sap to boil and fresh maple syrup to taste. Come learn about what makes maple sugaring so special and only made in this part of the whole world. Witness the whole process, from tree to table. We have our own maple products for sale. After 30 years, we have decided not to operate our sugarhouse restaurant this year. We're sorry to make this announcement to the many thousands of you who have enjoyed our food over the years, but every good thing must come to an end. We're still here in the early spring making maple syrup though - come visit anyway!

Auburn
Pure BS Maple Shack
Bruce Hopper
149 Central St
508-832-7008
purebsmapleshack.weebly.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Experience backyard sugaring on a commercial neighborhood scale. Free tours, demonstrations, tastings, sap gathering and hearty laughs. Syrup, maple cream, candy and other maple products for sale. Pull up a stump, enjoy the fiddlin' and Bruce and Sully's amazing tales of sap mastery - that's Pure B.S. A Sincere Sweetness enjoyable for kids of all ages. We guarantee we won't regret your business.

Blandford
Maple Corner Farm
Leon & Joyce Ripley
794 Beech Hill Rd.
413-357-8829
www.maplecornerfarm.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 2:00

The sugarhouse will be open for free tours with maple syrup tasting. Our restaurant will be open serving pancakes, french toast, ham, bacon, sausage and eggs. Maple syrup, maple candy, and maple products will be available.

Buckland
Red Gate Farm
Ben Murray
4 Norman Rd
413-625-9503
www.redgatefarm.org

Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00


Visitors are welcome from 1pm - 4pm on Saturday and Sunday to learn all about making maple syrup. Our small evaporator will be operating, there will be delicious maple syrup tastings, and we'll doing tapping demonstrations on Sunday. While you are here, take a hike into the sugarbush (snowshoes provided), visit with our farm animals, or purchase some farm products to take home. In addition to maple syrup, we sell pasture-raised pork, lamb and honey. Red Gate Farm is a non-profit educational farm providing agricultural programs and camps for children and families.

Conway
Boyden Brothers Sugarhouse
Howard & Jeanne Boyden
642 So. Deerfield Rd.
413-369-4665

Saturday: 10:00-4:00
Sunday: 10:00-4:00

See the syrup process and sample fresh syrup made on our wood fired evaporator. Our own maple syrup, candy, cream and gift boxes available for sale.

Conway
Stonegate Farm
Dana Goodfield
1263 Bardwell Ferry Rd.
413-369-4459
stonegatesugarhouse.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Weather permitting, we will be collecting sap, procssing it through our UV filter and RO equipment. We will also be boiling. We will have syrup for sampling and purchase. You will see a state of the art sugarhouse in operation.

Dalton
Holiday Farm
Dicken Crane
100 Holiday Cottage Rd.
413-684-0444
www.holidaybrookfarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 5:00

We will be offering boiling demonstrations, product tastings and sales. Our farm store will be open both days and we'll be offering horse-drawn wagon rides and farm animals for visiting. All things maple will be available for tasting and purchasing.

Deerfield
Williams Farm
Chip & Sandy Williams
491 Greenfield Rd
413-773-5186
www.williamsfarmsugarhouse.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 3:00

We will be open both Saturday and Sunday serving breakfast meals from 8:00 to 3:00. Sugar on snow will be available both days. We will also have syrup samples and be on hand to explain the boiling process.

Fitchburg
Hollis Hills Farm
Jim & Allison Lattanzi
340 Marshall Rd
978-337-7879
www.HollisHillsFarm.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 5:00

Hollis Hills Farm is open both days with free sugarhouse tours. Visitors can see production from buckets to finished syrup and enjoy free samples. Our famous farm to table pancake breakfast is available weekends, 8:00 - 12:00.

Florence
Zawalicks Sugarhouse
Stan Zawalick
538 Sylvester Rd.
413-584-3648

Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 5:00

Tour of maple trees, sap if running. Sugarhouse tours and tasting of maple products.

Hadley
Jollie Well Away's Sugar House
Jason Goodhind
248 River Dr.
413-687-1845

Saturday: 10:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 3:00

All aspects of production visible on site. Sap collection, sap filtration, boiling, syrup production, and bottling. Family operation focused on making the best tasting syrup.

Hadley
North Hadley Sugar Shack
Joe Boisvert
181 River Drive
413-585-8820
www.northhadleysugarshack.com

Saturday: 7:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 7:00 - 4:00

We will be boiling throughout the day with maple syrup samples. We will also have maple candy making and homemade cider donut making demonstrations all day.

Hancock
Ioka Valley Farm
Rob & Melissa Leab
3475 Rte. 43
413-738-5915
www.iokavalleyfarm.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 3:30
Sunday: 8:00 - 3:30

Ioka Valley Farm offers sugarhouse tours and tastings. Come sample our maple products and ask all your maple questions. Tour our sugarhouse and watch the fascinating process of boiling maple sap into delicious maple syrup. Our Calf-A is also open, serving our delicious pancakes, waffles and French toast withour pure maple syrup!

Hardwick
Hardwick Sugar Shack
Joe & Megan Raskett
572 Jackson Rd.
413-477-0932
www.hardwicksugarshack.com

Sunday: 11:00 - 4:00

Tours, demonstrations, tastings, products for sale.

Hardwick
Hardwick Winery
John Samek
3305 Greenwich Rd.
413-967-7763
www.hardwickwinery.com

Saturday: Maple breakfast and wine sales 9:00 - 6:00, Live Music 2:00 -4:00
Sunday: Maple wine sales 11:00 - 6:00, live music 2:00 - 4:00

Our 7th Annual Maple Buffet Breakfast, Saturdays in March. We have our maple wine for tastings and sales. All local maple products for sale, including syrup, candy, and soda. Facepainting, vendors, and, weather permitting, hayrides to the sugarhouse.

Haydenville
Valley View Farm
David Nehring
16 Walpole Rd.
413-586-0619

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Valley View Farm is a diversified horse powered farm in the quaint village of Haydenville, Massachusetts. Join us on Maple weekend for maple syrup demonstrations, bonfire, and on Sunday afternoon from 1-4 for horse drawn hay rides.

Heath
Berkshire Sweet Gold Maple Farm
Brooks McCutchen and Janis Steele
21 Rowe Rd.
413-337-8301
www.berkshiresweetgold.com

Saturday: 12:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00

Sugarhouse tour, woods walk, syrup for sale, tastings. Visit our website at www.berkshiresweetgold.com.

Holliston
Maple Arch Farm
Charlie Roberts
65 Arch Street
508-306-1267
www.maplearchfarm.com

Saturday: 11:00 - 3:00

Samples of syrup, cream and candy, and tree tapping demonstrations.

Hopkinton
Woodville Maples
Sean Davan
217 Wood St.
508-341-5108
www.woodvillemaples.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 2:00



You'll see how we make our syrup and we'll answer any questions you have about sugaring. We do not offer formal, scheduled tours, but rather an opportunity to visit a working sugarhouse and meet the family that runs it. We'll do a tapping demonstration at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You are welcome to try samples of maple sap and hot maple syrup right off of the evaporator. We'll also have our maple syrup, honey, maple candy, maple cream, maple cotton candy, and nuts for sale. Check our Facebook page in the days leading up to the weekend to be sure there haven't been any changes to our schedule.

Lenox
Mill Brook Sugarhouse
Bill Markham
317 New Lenox Rd.
413-298-3473

Saturday: 11:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 4:00

Come visit our expanded sugarhouse. See how sap is collected with a tubing system, along with old-time buckets. Experience the sights and smells of a unique tradition! Boiling will be dependent on sap flow.

Maynard
Maynard Maple
Ronald Kay
6 Windmill Drive
978-760-0832

Saturday: 1:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 1:00 - 5:00 (mornings by appointment)

Family sugarhouse tour, syrup, candy, maple cream tasting, gather sap nearby.

New Ashford
Jennings Brook Farm
Steve & Maureen Jennings
83 Beach Hill Road
413-458-8438
www.jenningsbrookfarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 2:00

Maple Weekend! When visiting Jennings Brook Farm on Maple Weekend you can expect to see a working beef and maple farm. You will be able to enjoy a taste of our 100% pure maple products that are produced using some modern technologies in a very traditional manner. Wear your boots!

New Braintree
Grand Maple Farms
Justin & Paul Schur
727 Moore Rd.
508-867-2526
www.facebook.com/grandmaplefarms

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Visit us in New Braintree. We will be boiling sap both days. Have a tour of the sugarhouse and woods. Free taste samples and plenty of syrup and maple candy for sale. Bring the whole family. No pets, please.

North Brookfield
Warren Farm & Sugarhouse
Dale & Janice Wentworth
31 Warren St.
508-867-0174
www.thewarrenfarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

We cover the history of sugaring from Native American production to colonial times, to modern methods. Explore our history of sugaring display on your own or book the guided tour. See sap flow through tubing in the woods, watch sap boiled into syrup in the sugarhouse. Lots of sampling, and free hot drinks!

Northfield
Severance's Maple Products
Milton & Robin Severance
286 Captain Beers Plain Rd.
413-498-2032

Saturday: 10:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 2:00

Sugarhouse is at 48 Pierson Rd., Northfield, MA. 10:00 till 2:00 boiling sap with wood on a 5' x 14' evaporator. Products for sale: maple syrup, maple candies, maple cream, maple coated peanuts, maple lemonade, maple cotton candy, maple jelly.

Pepperell
Boggastowe Farm
Kevin Ritchie
20 Shattuck Street
978-433-5191

Saturday: 12:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00

Sap will be boiling (providing the weather cooperates). See sap flowing from the tree, help gather sap and see it turned into pure maple syrup. Enjoy a complimentary cup of hot maple syrup tea or coffee. Taste the raw sap and some finished syrup. Syrup, sugar, candy, and cream are available for sale. Dress for mud and enjoy the day!

Royalston
Sweet Water Sugarhouse
Thomas LeRay
56 Brown Rd
978-249-3464

Saturday: 8:30 - 3:00
Sunday: 8:30 - 3:00

Sapline gravity feed. Evaporator boiling. Filtering syrup. Bottling syrup. Products for sale. Tasting.

Rutland
Sap Castle at Overlook Farm
Jonathan Williams
29 Overlook Rd.
508-886-4564
www.facebook.com/sapcastle

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Come see the old-fashioned process of sugaring. We're doing it a bit differently than in the 1940s when our family started sugaring here - but not much! We'll have the all-wood evaporator boiling if the weather's right and people can take a walk down the sugar road to see the lines and buckets collectingsap. And of course we'll have syrup tasting and syrup for sale.

Shelburne
Davenport Maple Farm
Norman & Lisa Davenport
111 Tower Rd.
413-625-2866
www.davenportmaple.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 3:00

You can step right up to the evaporator to watch and learn about the sugaring process. We are happy to answer questions. Dine in our restaurant where everything is made from scratch. We have pancakes, waffles, french toast and Finnish pancakes, with the usual meats and eggs how you want them. Lunch options include maple baked beans (vegan-friendly), corn chowder and our own grass-fed beef burgers. Don't forget to check out our full line of maple products. Come and enjoy our family atmosphere, good food, and beautiful view.

Shelburne
Gould's Sugar House
Gould Family
570 Mohawk Trail
413-625-6170

Saturday: 8:30 - 2:00
Sunday: 8:30 - 2:00

58 years of making syrup on wood fire, serving pancakes, and a gift shop, too. Open daily during Maple Season.

Shelburne
Graves Sugarhouse
James Graves
80 Wilson Graves Rd.
413-625-9066

Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 5:00

Sampling of maple syrup, maple cream on mini pancakes, and history and demonstrating the art of maple maple syrup from the tree. Reverse osmosis, boiling, and canning.

Shelburne
Hager Brothers
Chip Hager
1232 Mohawk Trail
413-625-6323
hagersfarmmarket.net

Saturday: 7:30 - 6:30
Sunday: 7:30 - 6:30












Stop in this weekend for homemade pancakes and waffles, all served with our own pure Massachusetts-made maple syrup. We're serving our Maple Burger, a delicious burger made with our own grass-fed burger, topped with Cabot cheddar, bacon, pickles and our own pure Massachusetts-made maple syrup on a roll. Our Maple Oinker sandwich is made with grilled ham and onions with Cabot cheddar, dijon mustard and our pure Massachusetts-made maple syrup on our homemade bread. Our Maple Breakfast plate features our own maple-glazed ham, eggs, homefries and homemade biscuits dipped in warm maple syrup. Enjoy our maple ice cream, a creamy and delicious treat made with our own pure Massachusetts-made maple syrup. Assorted homemade desserts and sweet treats featuring our own pure Massachusetts-made maple syrup, such as our maple whoopie pies, maple cheesecake and maple-glazed cinnamon buns, will also be available. Our annual Maple Day event is being held on Saturday, March 18th from 11am-3pm. Join us for a fun-filled day and learn about sugarin'! We will have an old-fashioned boiling demonstration as well as candy and cream making demonstrations and we will also be serving our homemade fried dough topped with our own pure Massachusetts-made maple cream.

Shelburne
Wheel View Farm
John & Carolyn Wheeler
212 Reynolds Road
413-625-2900
wheelviewfarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 3:00

Come see our new Farm Store/Farm Museum/Tasting Room, plus our Beltie Beef cattle & excellent view. Products available include maple syrup & maple cream, cider syrup, hard cider, grass-fed beef and more. You'll be glad you came!

South Hadley
Stone Silo Maple Sugar
Maurice R LaFlamme
355 N Main St
413-532-8459
www.laflammeapartments.com/html/maplesy.html

Saturday: 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 9:00 - 5:00

Tour of maple trees - see sap running into buckets - and DVD on maple syruping, plus equipment used and what it dos exactly. Tasting of delicious treats from maple syrup and their recipes, i.e. Finnish pancakes, maple chilli, baked beans with maple syrup, and a few more surprises. See stonesilomaplesyrup.com for more info.

Sturbridge
K.E. Farm
Ernest Arcoite
317 Leadmine Rd
508-347-9323
www.maplesugarhouse.com

Saturday: 11:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 3:00

Demonstration, tastings, product sales.

Sturbridge
Maple Ledge Farm
John & Debbie Stevens
26 Vinton Rd.
774-230-0708
www.facebook.com/maple.ledge

Saturday: 9:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 9:00 - 3:00

Free pancake breakfast weekend. Great fun for all. Free demonstration and explanation tour. Maple products for sale and tasting.

Topsfield
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Susan Baeslack
87 Perkins Row
978-887-9264
www.massaudubon.org/ipswichriver

Saturday: Spring Flapjack Fling Pancake Breakfast Sittings at 8:15 am, 9:15 am, 10:15 am, 11:15 am, and 12:15 pm. Sugaring Tours at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and noon.



Saturday only. Sign up for breakfast and a sugaring tour, or just breakfast, or just a tour. All ages. Naturalist-guided tours last about an hour. Learn how to identify a sugar maple, observe tapping and sap collection methods, watch the sap being boiled down in the sugarhouse, and get a sweet taste of the final product. Rain or shine. Our own maple syrup along with other maple products are available for purchase. Advance registration is required for breakfast and tours. Breakfast fee: $7 adults, $5 children 3-8. Sugaring Tours: $10 adults, $8 children. Visit our website for details. To register for a breakfast sitting and/or a sugaring tour call 978-887-9264. One hour tour includes a walk through the sugarbush, sugarhouse demonstration, and syrup tasting. Products for sale: Ipswich River's own maple syrup plus ohter maple products. Visit www.massaudubon.org/ipswichriver for details.


West Bridgewater
Matfield Maple Farm
Richard Forbes
107 Matfield Rd.
508-588-9858
www.matfieldmaplefarm.com

Saturday: Noon - 5:00
Sunday: Noon - 5:00

Tours, boiling, taste of sap & syrup. Gift shop. Syrup, maple cream, sugar, maple candy.

Westhampton
Hanging Mtn. Farm
Anita & Leo Aloisi
188 North Rd.
413-527-0710
www.hangingmountainfarms.com

Saturday: 8:00 - 1:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 1:00

Breakfast in our year round Straw Bale built building. Sugarhouse not handicap accessible, but cafe is. Information and self-guided tours available during sugaring season.

Westhampton
Mayval Farm
Henry & Edward Parsons
149 Easthampton Rd.
413-527-6274
www.mayvalfarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 3:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 3:00

Visit our 9th generation dairy farm, sugarhouse, creamery, and farm store. We will have samples of maple cheese, maple skyr, maple cream, and syrup. Dress for the weather -- either snow or mud!

Westhampton
Steve's Sugar Shack
Stephen Holt
34 North Rd.
413-527-0294

Saturday: 7:00 - 1:00
Sunday: 7:00 - 1:00

Both days -- breakfast, watch Steve boil and explain the process. Maple products for sale: syrup, cream, candy, related maple gift items. Sunday only from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. -- outdoor demonstration of an oxen team gathering sap with photo oppportunity. Join us!

Whately
Brookledge Sugarhouse
Keith Bardwell
10 Westbrook Rd.
413-665-2891
www.brookledgesugarhouse.com

Saturday: 11:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 4:00

Come see our sugarhouse. We will explain the whole process and offer free samples of syrup, cream and candy. We will also have Easter maple candy for sale.

Williamsburg
Lawton Family Sugarhouse
Bill and Deb Turner
21 Lawton Hill Rd.
413-268-3145

Saturday: 11:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 5:00

Tours, samples of our many products. We sell pure maple syrup, maple cream, maple butter, maple jelly & maple dog treats, plus many othe rmaple goodies. Free popcorn to visitors. Come see how real maple syrup is made.

Williamsburg
Paul's Sugar House
Paul Zononi
Route 9
413-268-3544


Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 5:00

Sugarhouse tours all day, see how syrup is made from bucket to bottle. All questions gladly answered. Maple syrup and cream tasting. Free cotton candy, coffee, and maple kielbasa Maple syrup (all grades), cream, candy and granulated sugar for sale.

Wilmington
Honey Pot Maple Farm
Rob Fasulo
28 Marjorie Rd
978-361-0808


Wood fired 2x4 raise flue evap, suguar bush on high vac. All aspects of the operation are located next to each other, no need to walk miles to see sap flow. Also, only 12 miles or so from boston. Call 978 361 0808 for boil schedule or check our facebook facebook.com/honeypotfarms. Our season has ended, but we have lots of great maple products on hand for sampling and purchase.

Worthington
High Hopes Farm
Brian & Karen Rowe
1132 Huntington Rd.
413-238-5919
www.highhopesmaple.com

Saturday: 7:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 7:00 - 2:00

Boiling sap, demonstrating the process. Finest quality maple products for sale (syrup, cream, Indian sugar, candy, and maple cotton candy). "All you can eat" sugarhouse buffet.

Worthington
Justamere Tree Farm
J.P. Welch
248 Patterson Road
413-238-5902
www.justameretreefarm.com

Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 4:00

Come see our post and beam sugarhouse. Learn how modern, energy efficient equipment can help the maple producer work smarter. Sample our full line of maple products -- our maple cream, candy, nuts, and sugar.

Worthington
The Red Bucket Sugar Shack
LeAnn Mason
584 Kinne Brook Rd.
413-238-7710

Saturday: 8:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 3:00

Sugarhouse restaurant with special items feautured every week. Maple products for sale include maple cotton candy, maple kettle corn, maple coated nuts, and full range of pure maple products.

Worthington
Windy Hill Farm
Jerry Mollison
Sam Hill Rd
413-238-5869

Saturday: 8:00 - 2:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 2:00

Tours, tasting, products for sale. Restaurant will be open serving many maple treats. Will be boiling.



The list of sugarhouses is provided as a convenience and a source of information only and is not an endorsement or certification of any of those listed. Membership in the Massachusetts Maple Producers Association (MMPA), a non-profit organization, is open to all and includes commercial and hobbyist sugarmaking. MMPA cannot and does not conduct actual inspections nor certify particular sugarhouses. Individual members are responsible for conforming to all state and federal standards regarding the production and sale of maple products and maintaining compliance with all applicable regulations regarding health and safety, as well as being properly insured. Neither the MMPA, its Board of Directors, Coordinator or Membership as a whole is responsible in any way with the compliance, maintenance, conduct, process, location, physical plant or product of any individual sugarhouse. There are inherent risks in maple sugaring, including but not limited to burns from heat and steam, walking on uneven, wet surfaces in snow and mud or in the shack. Visitors to any sugarhouse assume these risks and release MMPA, its Board of Directors, Coordinator or Membership as a whole from any injury incurred at an MMPA listed sugarhouse.