Stouffville’s Sugarbush Farms
March 25, 2013
As spring arrives in Stouffville, the maple syrup starts to flow and what better way to celebrate the coming of spring then with a visit to one of your local sugar bush farms? Stouffville is home to two wonderful family oriented sugar bush farms, with plenty of exiting activities and demonstrations - fun for all ages.
The first is located at Bruce’s Mill, a conservation area on 3291 Stouffville Rd. Bruce’s Mill is home to one of Stouffville’s amazing Maple Syrup Festival locations along with Kortright. The Maple Syrup Festival is open from March 2nd to April 7th 2013. Come out and tap into the beauty of nature. Enjoy the many family fun demonstrations and activities that they offer such as: Wagon rides, live kids entertainment, fun crafts and of course pancakes and maple syrup. The Maple Syrup Dinner by Lamplight is held on Saturday March 23rd 2013. For more information Visit: http://maplesyrupfest.com
The second is locally-owned, Horton Tree Farms, Located 14844 Warden Avenue. The Maple Syrup Festival Starts March 13th 2013. Visitors to this beautiful sugar bush appreciate the warm and personal approach, as well as the rustic setting. With activates throughout the day, Horton’s tree farm is the perfect spot for lessons in maple syrup production, trees, nature appreciation and ecology. Along with yummy sap and syrup samples, pancakes, hot drinks and pure maple syrup and maple products. For more information and many more fun activities visit: http://www.hortontreefarms.com/maple_syrup.php
As maple syrup is a sure sign that spring is in the air. What better way to celebrate the beauty of spring then with the visit to one of these fantastic, local sugar bush farms? Be sure to plan your visit soon as the maple season is only here for a short while.