michael_freezeAs I spent this past weekend tending to my garden preparing for an influx of cilantro, our associate publisher Barb Sweet made a road trip across Vermont to visit the many sugarhouses that were part of the state’s maple festival. Maple is a major part of Northeastern agriculture and arguably Vermont serves as the epicenter of the tasty sugar. Barb took time out her busy schedule to capture some images of the following sugarhouses:

• CDL USA

Dominion & Grimm

• Lapierre

• Leader Evaporator

• Memprotec.

To learn more about the festival, click here.