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The Crunchy “Summer of Granola” or … How to “Unleash Your Inner Hippie”

Jody Nagel’s business story begins in 1969, in the “summer of granola.” Her mother Samantha More »

Real vs. Fake Maple Facebook Contest: Show us how much you love real maple!


Do you love pure maple syrup? And does the fake stuff make you want to More »

Coombs Maple Sugar in Martha Stewart Living


Check out our maple sugar (as a healthier sweetener) in the feature “Restock Your Pantry” in the January issue of Martha Stewart Living!

National Waffle Day


The “holiday” marks the anniversary the first patent for a Waffle maker issued to Cornelius Swartwout on August 24th 1869. Here are some delicious with which to celebrate!

Summer Fancy Food Show


Coombs Family Farms attended the 2011 Summer Fancy Food Show. Here are some photos of the Show!

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July to you and your family from all of us at Coombs Family Farms.

Father’s Day Gift Guide


Looking for something for your special guy? Here are 5 great ideas…our very own Father’s Day Gift Guide!

Maple Syrup Friendly Food Blogs

This is the time of the food blogger. Primarily people who are home cooks and foodies. There are many good food blogs out there, and some great ones. Here are a few you might enjoy.

National Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is a day to celebrate not just maple trees, but all trees. Here’s to our hardworking companions…but especially the maple tree.

Earth Day


Here are some suggestions for celebrate Earth Day. Go on, make it special.

Maple Weekend Photos


Here are some photos from Maple Weekend. Enjoy!

Spring on our Mind

It may be chilly in New England, but spring is very much on our mind. The maple sap is flowing, and not too long from now a few of the thousands of gallons of delicious golden syrup will be headed to your table.

Happy Spring!

Today is the first official day of spring! Yes, it is here in New England (finally) and with it the promise of so many beautiful things to eat and cook with–including maple syrup!! Here are just a couple ideas….

Arnold Coombs featured in The Boston Globe

Did you happen to see the feature “Tap Happy” on Arnold Coombs in yesterday’s Boston Globe? Seventh-generation maple sugar farmer Arnold Coombs shared “syrupy sweet memories” with writer Nancy Heiser in what proved to be a fun and informative read.

Thomas Jefferson

Here are some fun Presidential Food Facts from John Adams drank beer or hard cider for breakfast, Abraham Lincoln loved gingerbread cookies, and Thomas Jefferson stocked his cellar with maple sugar.

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.

Super Bowl Snacks with Maple


Looking for some great Super Bowl snacks? Here are some recipes that will become your new game day favorites.


We thought it would be fun to share a few beautiful pictures of dishes made with our maple syrup. Enjoy!

101 Cookbooks

Here’s one of our favorite recipes for Maple Syrup Scones from 101 Cookbooks. Yummy!

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