Tapping on the Hillside

Steep hill with maple tubing

Part of our maple bush is very steep. Okay, well, it’s vertical near the top of the Niagara Escarpment before it levels out.  This change in elevation is perfect for sap collection. As sap flows down the hill a natural vacuum is created inside the tubing thereby increasing the volume of sap we are able […]

Land Acknowledgement

Map of the Saugeen nation traditional territory

This maple operation is located on the traditional lands of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON). The territory is known as Saukiing Anishnaabekiing Saugeen Ojibway Nation is made up of two First Nations – the Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation and the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation – with a shared history and ancestry. SON’s traditional […]

Snow, Snow

Driveway lined with deep snow

We make our lovely maple syrup using the sap we collect from Maple trees on the side of the Niagara Escarpment, just West of Meaford, ON. The farm has a beautiful view of Georgian Bay. When the weather is good, Collingwood is visible from the sugar house! The location and elevation that provides us with […]