Maple Sugaring: More Profitable Than Logging?

Maple Sugaring: More Profitable Than Logging?

According to at least one farmer, tapping forests for maple syrup is more profitable than logging those same forests.  in...

2015 Maple Syrup Crop Report

2015 Maple Syrup Crop Report

June 17, 2015 In 2015, spring came late. On our farm the snow was deeper than usual, with four to...


Is Maple Water the New Must-Have Beverage?

It’s hard to believe that something as simple as water could change over time, but it has. The last decade...


How Mother Nature Fooled the Bears

Legend has it that many years ago, too many to be counted, Mother Nature taught a few people how to...


Does Climate Effect Maple Syrup Production?

As you may know, we’ve started featuring an “Ask Arnold” series on the Get Real Taste the Truth Facebook page,...

Feb issue

Morning on a Vermont Maple Farm

Be sure to pick up the February issue of Country Living, inside which you'll find a multi-page entertaining story featuring Arnold Coombs. Recipes include Maple-Citrus Salad with Coconut, and Sour-Cream Pancakes with Maple-Pecan Butter!

How to Tap a Maple Tree

How to Tap a Maple Tree

Ever wonder how to tap a maple tree? Here's a step-by-step guide that explains all. Now, go find a maple tree.


Maple Syrup Season is Here

We've started tapping? The sun is out, the temperatures are up and spirits are high as the conditions continue to improve.


More Maple Syrup Industry Memorabilia

We hope you enjoyed the post last month on the culture of maple syrup and would like to share a couple more historic objects from Arnold Coombs maple syrup industry collection.


New England Winter

Temperatures are freezing this week, the snow is falling, and it's winter in New England. Pull on the thermals and lace up the snow boots, pack on the layers, wrap yourself up tight, and head on out.

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