Tap a Tree Maple Syrup Program
Your family will learn the science and history of maple syruping by being a hands-on part of the process. There will be two training sessions offered this year, Saturday, February 9th 10-11am or 1-2pm. Only ONE session is required for training. On that day you will choose a tree and hang your bucket that will collect sap. We will send regular updates on the running of the sap so you can come to the Farm to collect sap from your tree. We will boil down the sap in our sugar shack and send each family home with their very own bottle of Ambler Farm maple syrup.
The season runs from early February to mid-March. Maple syrup production is winter farming and therefore weather dependent. A typical season is five weeks long. If you are traveling during February or March, we will collect sap for you.
Enrollment Limited: This program sold out quickly in previous years so please do not wait to sign up. Enrollment is limited to 90 families. The number of trees at the Farm is limited, so we are unable to accommodate late requests or wait lists.
$65 per non-member family
$60 per member family
Registration begins for 2013 Members on January 1st and opens to non-members on January 15th (space permitting). Members will receive a password via email. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not received your password by 1/1.
Please email email@example.com if you register but cannot attend either orientation on 2/9
Join or renew your membership online:
Ambler Farm (View)
257 Hurlbutt Street
Wilton, CT 06897
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