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Maple Sugaring

Programs & Events

There's lots to do during maple sugaring season around the farm! Join us for one of our sugaring programs below, running from January through March.

Backyard Sugaring
Saturday, January 6th., 2024 @1:00pm & 2:00pm
Sunday, January 7th., 2024 @1:00pm & 2:00pm

Did you know that you can make your own maple syrup right in your backyard? Come by to learn about the equipment you will need, identifying sugar maples in all seasons, the right way to tap trees, and how to turn sap from maples in your yard into syrup on your pancakes! Sessions will meet at 1:00pm and 2:00pm at Muscoot’s Sugar Shack to tour our equipment and see our maples.

Tree Tapping at Muscoot Farm | Registration Open
Saturday, January 20th., 2024 @12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, & 2:15pm
Sunday, January 21st., 2024 @12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm, & 2:15pm

In this hands-on tour, participants will learn all about the tapping process of maple sugaring while handling the farm’s antique tools. Registration is required; tickets are $8 per person; free for children ages 2 and under. Sessions are 45 minutes long and run from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

Sugar Shack Chats
Saturday, February 24th., 2024 @12:00pm - 3:00pm
Sunday, February 25th., 2024 @12:00pm - 3:00pm

Stop by Muscoot’s Sugar Shack anytime from 12pm-3pm to learn about how we make maple syrup!

Maple Munchies | Registration Open
Saturday, March 9th., 2024 @2:00pm
Saturday, March 30th., 2024 @2:00pm

Syrup isn’t just for pancakes! Come learn about all the ways to use maple syrup in the kitchen while cooking up a maple-themed culinary treat! Registration is required; $20 per person. Adults and kids ages 6+ welcome. Treats may range from sweet to savory, so bring your appetite with you!

Muscoot Farm’s Pancake Breakfast | Registration Open
Sunday, March 10th., 2024 @11:00am - 2:00pm

Join us to celebrate the end of our sugaring season! Enjoy some pancakes and taste our house-made syrup! Registration is required; tickets are timed and are $5 per person.

(Un)Tap-A-Tree | Registration Open
Saturday, March 16th., 2024 @1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, & 2:30pm
Sunday, March 17th., 2024 @1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, & 2:30pm
Saturday, March 23rd., 2024 @1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, & 2:30pm

Help us finish the sugaring season by collecting the last bit of sap and un-tapping the trees! In this private, hands-on tour, participants will learn about the tapping process of maple sugaring, in reverse! Sessions will take place every half hour, limited to one group for each timeslot. $25 per group of 6; registration required.