The Caledonia County Maple Association will host the 2015 Vermont Maplerama on July 23, 24 and 25. Activities will begin with the trade show on the 23 at the Caledonia County Fairgrounds in Lyndonville.
There will be a full day tour in coach buses to a variety of maple operations in the county, ranging in size from 2,000 taps to 6,000 taps. Highlights will include a woodchip fueled evaporator, a student run operation at a High School Tech. Center and a creamery that sells their own ice cream and other dairy products using maple as an ingredient from their own operation.
Saturday, there will be travel to adjoining Essex County, to visit the new Sweet Tree facility, one of the largest maple operations in the US, as well as other large and diversified operations in the county. After the tour, participants will return to the fairgrounds for a barbecue. Attendees can plan on lodging in one of the many hotels in the area, or they may bring an RV and set up at the Caledonia County Fairgrounds.
For more information, contact Keith Gadapee at 802-745-7706