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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.