Farming Magazine - February, 2009

SUGARING

Maple Calendar

Connecticut

March 14-15 19th Annual Hebron Maple Festival. Hebron. For a schedule of events, visit www.hebronmaplefest.com or e-mail riwenzel@snet.net.

Maine

February 7 Merrifield Farm Open House. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gorham. Call 207-892-5061 for details.

February 21 Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association February Meeting. Doug and Debbie Morin’s, Limerick. Call 207-793-8420 for details.

March 22 2009 Maine Maple Syrup Sunday. Statewide. Visit www.getrealmaine.com/visit/maine_maple_sunday.html to view a list of participating sugar makers.

Massachusetts

March 10 Saving Our Trees: A conference on the Asian Longhorned Beetle and other tree care issues facing arborists, foresters, tree wardens and sugar bush owners. Contact UMass Extension at 413-545-0895 or e-mail eweeks@umext.umass.edu to learn more.

New Hampshire

March 28-29 New Hampshire Maple Weekend. Statewide. Visit http://www.nhmapleproducers.com for details.

New York

February 21 Oswego County Maple School. Contact JJ Schell at 315-963-7286 or jjs69@cornell.edu for details.

February 28 Tioga County Beginner Maple School. Hamley’s Maple, Barton. Contact Brett Chedzoy at 607-535-7161 or bjc226@cornell.edu to learn more.

March 21-22 New York Maple Weekend. Various locations. Visit www.mapleweekend.
com
for a list of participating sugarhouses.

March 28-29 New York Maple Weekend. Various locations. Visit www.mapleweekend.
com
for a list of participating sugarhouses.

Ohio

March 14-15 March Maple Madness Tour. E-mail Terese Volkmann at volkmann@
simcon.net
for details.

March 21-22 March Maple Madness Tour. E-mail Terese Volkmann at volkmann@
simcon.net
for details.

Pennsylvania

February 5 Somerset Historical Center School of Maple Sugaring. Somerset. E-mail Mark Ware at mware@state.pa.us or call 814-445-6077 for more information.

March 28-29 5th Annual Potter-Tioga Maple Weekend. Various locations. 10:00 to 4:00 pm each day. Contact Peggy Clark at 570-724-4764 or clarkwp@ptd.net to learn more.

Vermont

March 27-29 Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. Statewide. Visit www.vermontmaple.org for a list of participating sugarhouses.

Does your maple organization or association have an upcoming event? Got a workshop or training session planned? Need to promote your conference or meeting? Then, send us your announcement, and we’ll be happy to promote it right here. Please allow for 6 to 8 weeks of lead time; the further ahead you send it, the longer it can run! Send all events, attention Maple Calendar, to farmingpr@MooseRiverMedia.com or P.O. Box 449, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.