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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 five feet of powder, which made trudging through the woods unusually difficult even on snowshoes. More »

We are Non-GMO certified!

You are what you eat. That expression carries a different weight in today’s world. Grocery consumers are faced with new decisions like never before: organic, local, gluten-free, nut-free, sustainable. And now consumers are called upon More »

How Maple Sugar and Texas Earth Help Build Healthy Soil


As consumers, we have become increasingly more health-conscious and more aware of our foods. We More »

Sustainable Maple Syrup Farming: 5 Points You Should Know

Here are 5 points you should know about sustainable maple syrup farming.

5 Reasons to Buy Pure Maple

Ever contemplate buying fake maple syrup? Here are 5 reasons to go for the real thing.

Artificial Hormones, Pesticides & Fake Maple Syrup: 5 Points You Should Know

Interested in learning more about artificial hormones, pesticides and fake maple syrup? Here are 5 down and dirty points you should know.

The Real Cost of Cheap Food

The real cost of cheap food and processed syrups that contain High Fructose Corn Syrup in the United States is enormous, and it’s only getting bigger.

Sustainably Harvested Maple

Sustainably harvested foods, such as pure maple syrup and maple sugar, have a lower carbon footprint than those produced via industrial agriculture. They pollute less, waste less, and help to recycle profits back into the local economy.

Maple Farms


Here’s why maple farms are so important At Coombs Family Farms, our journey begins with More »

Morning on a Vermont Maple Farm

Feb issue

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!

Beware: Asian Long Horned Beetles


Asian Long Horned Beetles attack and kill maple trees and other hard woods, please report them immediately!

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!

DIY Project


Think green. Reuse our bottles as flower holders! Another way to include Coombs at your breakfast table.

Sustainable Way of Life

As a child, traveling with my father from shop to shop distributing our maple syrup was a treat–as were the father and son time, the adventure, and the casual meetings with farmers and customers who made my family’s livelihood possible.

We have been certified Non-GMO:

Non-GMO Project seal