Welcome back to the Ben’s Sugar Shack blog! March is here which means our favorite time of the year is upon us: Maple Month! Along with welcoming the coming of spring, many of you will also be celebrating maple sugaring season. While Maple Month is a cherished annual tradition celebrated throughout New England, people all over the country enjoy this special time of year.
Sugaring season is very short and only lasts from early March to early April. For those driving through the woodlands of New Hampshire during maple season, you’ll see local farmers in the forests tapping maple trees for sap to produce genuine New Hampshire maple syrup like Ben’s Pure Maple Syrup. It is such an exciting time of year in New England, bringing visitors from all over the world to our small maple-producing communities to participate in the elation. Here are a few ways those of you coming to visit New Hampshire this month, or those of you celebrating Maple Month elsewhere, can partake in the excitement of the maple harvesting and sugaring season.
Experience the Sugaring Process
If you’ll be in New Hampshire, the home base for the Ben’s Sugar Shack family, there are so many ways you can share in the excitement of maple madness month! If you would like to see the age-old craft of a maple sugaring operation up-close and personal, now’s the time! Every Saturday and Sunday from March 3rd to April 8th, you and your loved ones can stop by one of our locations in either Temple or Newbury, New Hampshire, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to see the sugaring process first-hand. While on a tour, you can taste fresh samples of pure New Hampshire maple syrup. Even better, you can try the best maple syrup products including real New Hampshire maple creemees, homemade maple, maple cotton candy, maple roasted nuts, and so much more! We would love to see you there!
Take a Drive Through the Woods
If you want to experience the authentic sights, sounds, and smells of the maple harvesting and sugaring process, simply take a drive down one of many country roads in and around Temple, Newbury, and other maple syrup communities. You’ll see and smell steam rising from sugar shacks where maple sap is boiled down to make golden pure maple syrup.
Get Your Very Own Pure Maple Syrup
For those of you who can’t make the journey to New England during these revered time of year, you can still enjoy New Hampshire's pure maple syrup in all its glory. First, you’ll want to get your hands on the best of the best New Hampshire maple syrup from yours truly. Peruse our extensive online selection of maple syrup products, including Ben’s Maple Syrup held in a glass maple leaf container. Want to enjoy fluffy buttermilk pancakes drizzled with Ben’s 100 Percent Pure Maple Breakfast Syrup? Order our syrup and pancake mix gift box, so you and yours can enjoy an authentic New Hampshire breakfast in the comfort of your home anytime during Maple Month.