Tonewood Maple Blog

Pure maple syrup - the next Superfood?

April 10, 2012
  Scientists from the University of Rhode Island have discovered 54 new healthful compounds in pure maple syrup which may have similar health benefits of superfoods, like berrie...

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Maple Sugaring as a kid in Canada

April 04, 2012
This morning I called my middle sister in Canada to reminisce about our childhood growing up on a farm in rural Ontario and tapping trees and making maple syrup. She claims...

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Tonewood Maple: Sugarmaker David Hartshorn

March 26, 2012

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James Hills' Banjo-ukulele song video features maple syrup making

January 20, 2012

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Maple Video

August 26, 2011
 Amusing video featuring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.  Watch now

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Is Fancy the Best Grade of Maple Syrup?

August 01, 2011
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets uses a maple syrup grading system based on color.  Maple syrup is divided into two major grades: Grade A and Grade B. Grade A is further broken down into three sub-grades: Light Amber (Fancy), Medium Amber, and Dark Amber.

8th Generation Sugarmaker

July 29, 2011
 I just finished interviewing a local sugarmaker and it never ceases to amaze me just how much history and tradition is imbedded in this wonderful tradition.  This par...

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