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As the snow slowly melts and the first buds of spring start to appear, Massachusetts farmers turn to the trees for that sweet amber nectar that makes pancakes scrumptious. March is Massachusetts Maple Month and maple sugaring events are already underway. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is hosting maple sugar days at parks across the Commonwealth.  Head out to one of these events to learn first-hand how maple sugar is made and “tap”  into this annual sugar rush!

Brookwood Farm, DCR Blue Hills Reservation

Maple Sugar Festival – March 9-10

Program admission is $6. Children under 2 are free. This program is wheelchair accessible. For details or more information, call (617) 698-1802 or (617) 333-0690

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus

Maple Sugaring – March 16

A $6 admission supports the program, used directly for the equipment you will see in action. For more information, please call (781) 233-0834

Pancake Breakfast  - March 17

There is a $5 admission fee ($20/family). For more information, please call (781) 233-0834.

Find a maple sugaring farm  or event near you with this interactive map from MassGrown.

The Massachusetts Department of Travel and Tourism has many additional resources to help you get your Maple Sugar fix on its blog, Mass Finds.

 

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