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2022 Taste & Tour

THE NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO VISIT these participating SUGARHOUSES ON TASTE & TOUR WEEKEND
March 12and 13, 2022

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This years (2022) contact is:

Jim Shumake,
11401 Hilltop Rd.
Albion, PA  16401
814-602-9533

Email: kneecoal26@gmail.com

2021 Participants listed below – stay tuned for updated list for 2022.

The event starts at 10am each day and ends at 4pm each day.

New sugarhouses on the tour 2021 are:
Almost Home Family Farm
Riverside Brewery Co
Yeany Maple

Crawford County

Howles Maple Farm

Jason & Deanna and Donald & Kristine Howles
27828 Patterson Road
Guys Mills, PA
16327

Email :  howlesmapleproducts@gmail.com

Website: www.howlesmaplefarm.com

Phone number: (814) 724-5296   

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From Meadville: Take route 77 NE towards Blooming Valley. Go past intersection of route 198 about 2 miles until you reach Lyona Road on your right. Turn onto Lyona Road and immediately veer right onto Maillard Road (dirt road). Go about 1 mile and take a left onto Patterson Road. The sugarhouse is behind the last house on the left on Patterson Road. There is a large sign out front. Please wear boots and dress warm.

Riverside Brewing/Howes Maple FarmOur operation includes 100 acres of tapped woods with 6500 taps offsite, 100 miles of pipeline to produce around 3, 000 gallons of maple syrup. We use a wood fired evaporator and a reverse osmosis machine to reduce the sap. While most of our syrup was previously shipped out of the country, we now use it at our restaurant and brewery (also on tour) the Riverside Brewing Company. We are excited to be on the tour in 2021. We will free tours of our sugarhouse, free samples of unique maple products, and have for purchase our maple products, concession food, and our own Riverside Brewing Company beer. Products include maple mustards, bbq sauces, cream, butters, candy, nuts, hot sauce, glaze, salad dressings, jelly, maple sugar, cotton candy, seasonings, a new surprise product and more! Please dress appropriate for the weather. Heaters outside will help cut the cold. This is a family friendly event and the first 25 guests under the age of 10 will receive a free coloring book! Warm food, cold beer, free samples, fun tour!

How Sweet It Is

Laura Dengler and Bob Kent
19868 Greenleaf Drive
Saegertown, PA 16433

Email :  maplecandy@windstream.net

Phone number: 814-763-2777

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From I-79 get off at the Saegertown, Exit Rt. 198 go east toward Saegertown, go 2.9 miles and before you cross the bridge, turn left onto Greenleaf Drive. From Saegertown, Rt. 6 & 19, take Rt. 198 west towards I-79, after crossing bridge turn right onto Greenleaf Drive. We are located the last house on the right 1.6 miles.

How Sweet it is logo pictureHow Sweet It Is, a small scale syrup making operation will be doing a drive thru outside educational tour this year, for the safety of our family and yours. As you enter the circular drive, customers will be greeted and given an order sheet to fill out. Orders will be filled on-site and delivered to the customer’s car. We will have our Hot Apple Dumplings, Maple Lemonade, Sweet Tea, Sap Dogs, Maple Barbecue Sloppy Joes, Maple Milkshakes, Sundaes and all of the other maple products for sale.

The Willows at Little Conneauttee

Reagles Family
24507 Highway 99|
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403

Email :  jrjr89@verizon.net

Phone number: 814-720-7016

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

1.2 miles north of Cambridge Springs on Route 99

The Willows Sugar ShackCome and enjoy our “old school” maple syrup experience. We built our sugarhouse in 2013 with the idea of keeping the time honored process of making maple syrup. We are excited to debut our new Leader 3×8 wood fired evaporator, supplied by 370 traditional buckets gathered by hand with the help of family and friends. Thank you for supporting the Maple Tour and Good Luck to all the Maple Producers

* New on Tour - 2021

Riverside Brewing Company

1 Fountain Street
Cambridge Springs, PA 16403

 
Phone number: 814-813-5005
 

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

The Riverside Brewing Company is a maple themed brewery and restaurant. Come see all the unique and creative ways our chef and brewer has incorporated into our menus. This is the brainchild of Jason and Deanna Howles; owners of Howles Maple Farm. As lifelong maple producer, we have taken maple syrup to another level and inspired everything from the decor to the gift shop and food and drink menus to include maple. Join us for a special maple brunch both days starting at 10 am until 1 pm. Products include maple mustards, bbq sauces, cream, butters, candy, nuts, hot sauce, glaze, salad dressings, jelly, maple sugar, cotton candy, seasonings, a new surprise product and more! This is a family friendly event and the first 25 guests under the age of 10 eat free (short stack of pancakes) Come learn how the tradition of making syrup turned into developing a maple themed restaurant and brewery. Free samples upon request. Free informational tour packet, cold beer and great food!

Erie County PA.

*New On Tour - 2021

Almost Home Family Farm

Kenny Davis

10721 Eureka Rd
Edinboro, PA, 16412

Email : almosthomefamilyfarm@gamil.com

Website:

Phone number: (814) 460-5107

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

Coming from I-79 go west on 6n to Eureka turn north and go 3 miles.

Almost Home Family FarmThis is our 8th year of sugaring. We use 500 buckets on a 2×6 wood-fired evaporator inside a brand new building. This is our first year using a reverse osmosis system. Looking forward to greeting you in our new sugar shack!

Casbohm Maple and Honey

Chris and Cheryl Casbohm
9750 Sherman Road
Albion PA 16401

Email :  chris@mapleandhoney.com

Web site:  www.mapleandhoney.com

Phone number: (814)-756-4781

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From I-79 & 6N west on for 6.5 miles, turn right on West Rd., 1.2 miles turn left on Sherman Rd. Our sugar house is one mile.

Start your own family tradition by visiting us this Sugaring season. Our sugarhouse is cozy and has easy access for all. Feel the warm heat from a crackling wood fire in the arch. See the steam rising off the boiling maple sap, smell the maple syrup boiling, taste the flavors of the delicate to robust maple syrup. Learn about the grades of maple syrup. We can teach you about making maple syrup or keeping honey bees. Our entire family looks forward to seeing you this year. Maple products available for sale. We will have honey from our hives too! Restroom available. No Pets No smoking please. Credit cards Accepted!

Drive through and walk through, available to match our customers needs.

Ft. LeBoeuf Maple  

Contact: Bill Phillips

2789 Dublin Road
Waterford, PA
16441

Email :  phillipswf@aol.com

Phone number: (814) 796-3699

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

We are a short 4 miles outside of Waterford. Turn east at the traffic light and go around the park. Continue east on 3rd Street to Donation Road. Turn left on Donation and travel about 3/4 of a mile. Turn right onto Dublin Road. Drive about 2 miles. Our driveway is on the right hand side at the bottom of the hill. Follow the Taste and Tour signs at each intersection! Park only a few yards from our modern sugarhouse.

We are looking forward to Maple Season and Maple Taste & Tour. Due to Covid we will hold a drive-thru to purchase maple syrup and maple products. We will meet you at your car with an order sheet. When you are ready, we will fill your order and place it in your car. Any questions and pre-orders can be placed by calling Bill and Marge at (814) 796-3699. We will accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Looking forward to seeing you. In 2022 we will showcase our new sales room attached to the sugar house.

Hurry Hill Farm and Museum

Jan Woods and Lisa Nathanson
11424 Fry Road
Edinboro PA 16412

Email :  hurryhillfarm@verizon.net

Web site:  www.hurryhillfarm.org

Sugarhouse address:

11380 Fry Road
Edinboro Pa 161412

Phone number: 814-572-1358

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

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From I-79 Edinboro exit, east on 6N 1/2 mile, turn

Left (north) on Fry Road.  Go 2 miles. 

Museum and Sugar House Closed this year

Drive Thru Event only: Customers will be greeted in their cars and given an order sheet to fill out.  Orders will be delivered to your car.  

Masks are required during all transactions.

NEW Walking Trail to woods will be open.

Wear boots, dress warmly, socially distance.

Blue Ribbon Maple Products for sale: syrup, cream, candy, crumb. Also, maple water, peanuts, cotton candy, drops, suckers, mustard, bbq sauce, cookies, popcorn, bourbon maple syrup, tea, candles, lip balm, dog bones, pitchers, and Coloring Book. – (Curious George and  Miracles on Maple Hill.)

Maple Lane Maple Products

Greg, Chris, Shaylyn & Cassidy Walberg
9437 Phillips Rd.
Union City, PA
16438

Email :  sibergirl@verizon.net

Phone number: (814) 739-9422

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

¾ mile south of Wattsburg on Rte. 8 to Phillips Rd.  From Union City go north on Rte.8 for 9 miles, take right on Phillips Rd.  Look for red barn on right. Easy access and handicapped accessible.

Information about the sugarhouse and tour:

We are a family operation that has been producing maple syrup since 1944.  Presently we have 1,300 taps on tubing and 100 on buckets. Syrup is processed on a 3 ½ x 10 wood fired evaporator with a steamaway.

Our syrup has won numerous awards over the years; the PA Farm Show, Best in Show twice, the NAMSC for light amber category. Won 2019 Best of Show at Waterford fair.

Free samples of Maple syrup, coated nuts, candy, cream, mustard, and crumb will be available and also for purchase. Join us for lunch where you can purchase a Smith hot dog and enjoy a free hot beverage. Take a chance on our free maple basket. 

Credit cards accepted.

Senita Maple

Lonnie Senita
10750 Stateline Road
Clymer, NY

Email : senitamaple2015@gmail.com

Phone number: – (814) 392-5200

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From Wattsburg: Go south on Rt. 8 until you get to Rt. 89. Turn left of Rt. 89 and take an immediate left onto Stateline Road. Travel 2.6 miles south on Stateline Road. Driveway will be on left hand side through red gate.

Information about the Sugarhouse and tour:

We are a family owned business with roughly 3500 taps on 100 acres of wooded area. We use a 4 x 12 wood burning evaporator and produce around 1000 gallons of syrup a year. We will have a variety of items for sale including syrup, granulated sugar, peanut butter, fudge and many others. We will be selling our new all natural raspberry maple syrup. We will also have gluten free items available. Warm bathroom and hot beverages are available as well. Come take a chance at our gift basket. We look forward to seeing you.

Shumake’s Sugar Shack

Jim & Nicole Shumake
11401 Hilltop Road
Albion, PA 16401

Email: kneecoal26@gmail.com

Phone number: – (814) 602-9533

Website: https://www.shumakesugarshack.com/

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

Approx. 2.5 miles west of Albion on 6N turn north onto Hilltop Road. Drive approx. 1 mile

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Come enjoy the delicious smell of sap boiling in our cozy Family operated sugarhouse. We collect 400 taps and boil it on our grandfathers restored 3 x 8 wood-fired evaporator. We are a small operation, but love the time spent with family, friends, and neighbors. There will be delicious syrup samples, our famousRum-Barrel aged maple syrup for sale, infused syrups, and various other tempting treats to try.
 Curb-side ordering and pick up will be available this year for your convenience if you do not feel comfortable coming into the sugarhouse. We accept cash, credit card, and checks. 
 
Squirrel Creek Maple Products 
Matthew Hickin
9404 West Lake Road
Lake City, PA 16423

Email : farmallguy123@gmail.com

Web site:  www.squirelcreekmaple.com

Phone number: – (814) 602-1689

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From country fair in Girard, go north on route 18 (Rice ave) stay on 18 till you hit route 5 (west lake road), turn right (east) 1.5 to 2 mi its on the north side of the road (Next door to Camp Eriez Campground) sugar house is out back about 200 yrds out back in the woods (follow the path/ signs) park in driveway or along side of the road.

Information about the sugarhouse and tour:

Hickin's sugarhouse evaporatorCome on a journey back in time to beautiful “Squirrel Creek Maple Products” powered by a James Leffell and Company steam boiler, powering a one of a kind steam evaluator.  Supplied by around 400 taps, so listen for the sound of the whistle and bring your boots for a tour and a taste of our maple syrup, butter, candy, and buckwheat pancake mix.Hickin's Sugar Shack

Triple Creek Maple Products

Gary & Shirley Bilek & Family
9225 Fillinger Rd.
Cranesville, PA
16410

Email : triplecreekmaple@yahoo.com

Web site: www.triplecreekmaple.com

Phone number: (814) 756-4500

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From 6N: go north or from Franklin Center Rd. go south onto State Rd. Continue to Fillinger Rd.
From Rt.18: go east or Rt. 98 go west onto Crane Rd. Continue to State Rd. then go north on State Rd. to Fillinger Rd.

Information about the sugarhouse and tour:

    Info on Changes Due to Covid   

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides On Saturday

Triple Creek Maple is a family business that has been producing maple syrup since 1988. Over the past 30 plus years we have grown from a 10 to a 2000 tap operation using a tubing/vacuum system, reverse osmosis, and a wood pellet fired evaporator. Currently, we are researching and developing a new method of sap filtration in the evaporator. Triple Creek produces maple syrup and a variety of other maple products. Free Samples of maple products and maple baked goods will be available. Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides on Saturday.

Yatzor’s Maple Products

Jeffery Yatzor
5860 Koman Rd.
Edinboro, PA
16412

Email : yatzormaple@gmail.com

Phone number: (814) 450-4056

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

From Edinboro, go west on 6N approximately 1.8 miles to Fry Rd. Turn right and go .6 miles to Koman Rd. Turn left on Koman .2 miles, and our sugarhouse is on the right side of the road.

Information about the sugarhouse and tour:

Yatzor’s Maple Products uses 7,000 taps with both buckets and tubing. They are offering free samples of their syrup along with free pancakes, sausage, and juice or coffee! There will also be candy and syrup for sale.

Forest County:

*New on Tour - 2021

Yeany Maple:

David and Zenobia Yeany
113 Chestnut St.
Marienville, Pa, 16239

Phone: (814) 221-4360
Email – yeanysmaple@gmail.com
Websitr – yeanysmaple.net

Open Both Days

Directions to the Sugarhouse:
We are located in the town of Marienville on Rt 66. 11 mile north of Rt 36 and Leeper and 26 mile south of Kane Pa. We are about 250 yes north of the town center. Left side going north.

 

We are the only commercial producer of maple syrup in Forest County. We have been in operation since 2004 We boil from 4000 taps. We operate a 4×14 Force5 evaporator with a Steam away and a 1200 gal per hour Reverse Osmosis. We will have samples and a variety of value added products available. We are unique as our sugar house is attached to our house and we boil in the middle of town.

Warren County:

Maple Ridge Farms

Loren Cable
1920 Fox Hill Rd,
Russell, PA 16345

Email :  

Phone number: 

(814) 757-5449

Open Both Days.

From Warren: Head north on Rt. 62 until you reach the intersection with the blinker light. Go east into Russell on Liberty Street, go approx. 1 mile and then turn left onto Fox Hill Road. Go 2 miles, the house is on the right, the sugar house will be up the driveway, behind the barn, watch for signs.

Information about the sugarhouse and tour:

Stop and see the modernized maple process that the Cable family has to offer. You will be able to enjoy delicious samples of their maple products including candy, mustard and peanuts all while learning about the maple process. While visiting, you will be able to see the wood fired evaporator and a reverse osmosis machine in working order. The Cable family has around 800 trees that are tapped every season and collected by a web of tubing. All products will be available for purchase including syrup in decorative glass and plastic bottles in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Venago County:

Triple J Farms

Chris and Dana Szympruch
Tom and Sue Szympruch
315 Voorhees Road
Titusville PA 16354

Email :  chrisszy@zoominternet.net

Web site: www.triplejfarms.biz

Phone number: 814-827-0198

Open Both Days.

Directions to the Sugarhouse:

Route 8 south from Titusville. Right on Buxton Rd (by Cross Creek). In about 3 miles, turn left on Dempsey Gresham Rd. At the top of the hill, turn right on Vorhees Rd. We are on the right side about ½ mile. Watch for signs.

Information about the Sugarhouse and tour:

Triple J Farms owns 165 acres of fields and forest.  We have almost 4,000 taps on a wet/dry vacuum system. In the sugarhouse, you will see a reverse osmosis machine and a Leader 3 x 8 reversed fired oil evaporator.  We will have syrup, bourbon barrel aged syrup, coffee bean maple syrup, maple spices, peanut brittle and more available to taste and purchase.  This is our third year on the tour and we have met so many wonderful people. Stop by any time you see the steam above the sugarhouse!

  “Our operation is certified organic”  

Credit cards accepted.

New York State also has a Maple Weekend, check it out at www.mapleweekend.com


For Taste & Tour information, please contact: Jim Shumake,- 814-602-9533 - kneecoal26@gmail.com