Author Archives: Lori

11 Apr

Another Maple Recipe

This is another recipe that we featured on Maple Weekend,  Maple Nut Date Cookies. I’d like to thank those of you that asked for the recipe for your patience.  We are just finishing up with boiling (making maple syrup) for ...

03 Apr

Recipe of the Month

We featured these cookies on Maple Weekend and have had several requests to share the recipe.  We are still busy making syrup, candy, cream and granulated maple sugar.  I know folks are waiting for a few more recipes – I’ll ...

25 Mar

Family Fun Maple Weekend Open House

We’ve had a very busy but exciting week! We are all geared up and ready for Maple Weekend which is guaranteed fun for all who stop by.  Best of all it is FREE!  We will have free samples of Maple ...

11 Mar

Maple Weekend and Record Maple Sap

We have been very busy getting ready for Maple Weekend.  A few of the activities we will have are: an old fashioned wood fired back yard evaporator or flat pan set up and running; we have also confirmed that we ...

27 Feb

Installing Mainline

 Today was day two of getting mainline (maple tubing) installed so that we can add approximately 100 more taps.  It was a great day to be in the woods with the sun shining! Before we install the wire, we shoot ...

27 Feb

Maple Tree Tapping Update

We have finished tapping and repairing lines. We are hoping to add 100 more trees to tubing, but they are ready to tap yet. Stay tuned for details.

13 Feb

The Tapping Maple Trees Has Started

We started tapping our maple trees today. We can usually put out about 700 taps per day.  Today we averaged about 250.  It was very slow going and I sure am glad that we have snowshoes to use.  Even with ...

06 Feb

Orebed Sugar Shack’s Maple News & Views

This is our attempt to start a blog.  As this develops we hope to share the many activities that are required in all aspects of our maple sugaring operation: from tapping our maple trees, to fixing lines/tubing, checking vacuum at different locations ...