News from the 2021 Season

Published on March 14, 2021

Some press from the 2021 maple season: Maple sugar season commences with Royalston event, Athol Daul News, 3/8/21 As maple syrup making goes on, sugar shacks adjust to pandemic rules, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 2/25/21 Officials tour maple sugar houses to celebrate year’s 1st crop, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 3/8/21 State officials, …learn more

Sweet success: Boydens win awards for maple products

Published on November 13, 2019

Greenfield Recorder, 10/24/19 CONWAY — You could hear Howard Boyden’s excitement over the phone as he talked Thursday morning about the multiple awards won the night before in Duluth, Minn. Boyden and his wife, Jeanne, traveled to Duluth last Saturday to attend the annual North American Maple Syrup Council’s international …learn more

Massachusetts maple sugarmakers win big at international competition

Published on November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Winton Pitcoff, 413-628-3912, [email protected] Massachusetts maple sugarmakers win big at international competition Pure maple products made by Massachusetts maple syrup producers were once again proclaimed to be the best in the world, as four of the state’s sugarmakers took home prizes from the …learn more

Bill would recognize maple in Massachusetts

Published on November 22, 2017

On November 2 the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight heard testimony on H3735, An Act Providing for the Annual Observance of the Month of March as Massachusetts Maple Month and Designating Pure Massachusetts Maple Syrup as the Official Sweetener of the Commonwealth. MMPA submitted testimony in favor …learn more

Tom McCrumm Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Published on May 21, 2017

Ashfield sugarmaker Tom McCrumm was inducted into the North American Maple Syrup Council Hall of Fame on May 14, 2017.

State Officials Tour Maple Farms

Published on March 21, 2017

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner John Lebeaux and Deputy Commissioner Jason Wentworth toured Massachusetts sugarhouses in March.

Sugaring Season Begins in Massachusetts

Published on March 4, 2017

Maple Month in Massachusetts has officially begun, with many of the state’s more than 300 maple syrup producers getting to work tapping trees, collecting sap and producing syrup.