Stories from the Sugarwoods

Vermont leads the nation in maple syrup production. But it's not all about quanitity. When the winter winds down, farm families, friends and communities from all across the Green Mountain State gather together to make some of the finest, purest liquid gold in the world. Sugaring operations range from using advanced high-tech equipment to carrying on traditional methods. in true Vermont-fashion, every sugar shack is unique and has a sweet story to tell. Hear their stories:

MAKING MAPLE WITH SUN POWER: SOLAR SWEET FARM

MAKING MILK & MAPLE: IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

MORE THAN JUST MAPLE: THE GATEWAY FARM

CARRYING ON A SWEET TRADITION

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.522.3502
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.3132
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431