Sweetwater Cabin/Hubbs Sugarbush (A)
9 am to 2 pm – Celebrate spring at Hubb’s Sugarbush & Sweetwater Cabin. Enjoy wagon rides from our Cabin to the Sugarhouse during the Pancake Breakfast only.
9 am to 2 pm – Lake Lodge No. 215 Masons 39th Annual Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from the breakfast benefit community projects.
10:30 am and 12:30 pm both days – Lumberjack show featuring Tom Mikel of the Prince Edward Land Stewardship Council. Tom & Ron will do a walking tour of the Sugarbush after each show.
All activities are weather permitting.
Full details at facebook.com/sweetwatercabin
Fosterholm Farms (B)
Hosts: Cliff and Dean Foster
2234 County Rd. 18, Picton
613-393-5655 | www.fosterholm.com
Sat. & Sun. 7 am – 5pm
Enjoy homemade pancakes, grilled sausages and pure maple syrup—made fresh all day long —for Adults $10, Children $5. Take a walking tour of the sugar bush and view maple syrup production in the sugar shack. The Foster family has been producing pure Ontario maple syrup in Prince Edward County since 1924.
Today it has over 7,000 taps. Products available: syrup, maple sugar candy, maple butter, Black River Cheese maple cheddar, maple pies and tarts. Bio-degradable dinnerware products used.
Vader’s Maple Syrup (C)
Hosts: Todd and Susan Vader
1260 County Rd. 18, Cherry Valley [map]
Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm
Stop by the County’s longest running maple syrup producer! Since 1910, the Vader family has been tapping maple trees on the south shore of picturesque East Lake near the Sandbanks Provincial park.
Tour our 2800 tap operation and enjoy the sweet smell of maple as you watch sap boiling in our high efficiency evaporator. We look forward to talking to you about maple syrup production while you enjoy displays of old tools and modern equipment. View our picture board of vintage photos of the Vader’s maple history and answer maple trivia to learn about the process of turning raw sap into nature’s sweet bounty – maple syrup!
Available for sale will be fresh maple syrup, maple butter, maple leaves and stirred granulated maple sugar.
Mouth watering taffy and Ty’s maple kettle corn popped fresh on site will also be sold.
All of our maple syrup is produced at Vader’s sugar bush. Maple products are hand crafted on site.
Nyman Farms (D)
Visit our farmyard sugar shack from 9am-5pm and watch us turn sap into syrup on our high-efficiency wood-fired evaporator. Bring the kids for an afternoon in the sandbox in the yard, hang out by the campfire or a play date in the barn with the new lambs, chickens, pigs, goats and the baby jersey calves; while mom and dad enjoy a delicious maple pork or chicken sausage on a bun or a hearty bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup. As a community outreach we will be a drop-off location for contributions to the Prince Edward County food banks. We are excited to welcome a few vendors with local wares to join us for the weekend.
Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/NymanFarms
Take a self-guided walk through the Sugarbush and play Maple Trivia along the way. It is about a 2.5 km loop, boots are recommended as it can be muddy.
We will be boiling down sap and will have fresh syrup for sale. Maple taffy on snow $2 (weather permitting).
Stop in for lunch – bowl of homemade soup and fresh roll $4.
Also available hot chocolate and mulled wines to warm you up.
Maple treats and wine tasting in our store.
Make a Maple Fudge S ‘more at the fire (no charge for children).
Waupoos Estates Winery & Sugarbush (G)
8am to 4pm – Come visit us at our sugar bush. Enjoy a stroll with our chickens, see our bunnies, ducks, and goats and have taffy on snow (weather permitting)
8am to 4pm – 4th annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple inspired lunch inside the Gazebo Restaurant.
11am to 5pm – Free tastings at the winery featuring our Maple Ice
Walt’s Sugar Shack (H)
From 8am to 5pm on March 19th and 20th we will be serving an all day breakfast of pancakes, sausage with maple syrup and a beverage. Adults $10. Children under 12 $5. Children under 12 of uniformed servicemen-women eat free. We accept visa, mastercard and debit at the cash booth and in the store.
Please park your car on the road if you need assistance one of our security would be pleased to help you. A wagon ride is available from the road to the shack.
Walt drops are available for $2 and taffy in the snow is available for $2. Facepainting and the petting zoo are free. There is free live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday all day. Becky Elliott, Dean Austin and Robyn Edgar on Saturday. The Reasons on Sunday from noon to four. More entertainment to be announced later.
In conjunction with Nyman Farms we are supporting the Picton and Wellington Food Bank. Our drop off location for food donations will be at the road and the cash booth, monetary donations can be made at the cash booth.
Take a wander through our maple bush. We have approximately 1000 taps. Weather permitting we will have two trails open.
Strictly Maple (I)
New this year enjoy some of our maple syrup on Shannon’s favourite flap jacks and sausages for only $10 a person. Come taste what the Strictly Maple tradition has to offer.
We are a small scale Maple Syrup operation established in 2009 that strives to bring quality maple products to your table. In 2010, we decided to attempt maple syrup. With 6 spiles and a few 2 litre pop bottles. Every year since then we have grown to where we are in 2016. We now have 600+ spiles and maple lines. We call it the Maple Bug and we caught it! Come see our maple syrup production in action.
ThreeDog Winery & Sugarbush (J)
Join us for the Childrens Marshmallow Roast and enjoy Maple walnut sausages from Seed to Sausage, waffles with our own maple syrup.
Complimentary tasting of our wines with a donation to Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee.
Browse the Artisan market featuring gourmet foods, metal works, pottery and more.
Have a visit with the Therapy Horses of Archway Connection.
Take a 4km hike (boots recommended) back to our sugar bush and see the buckets on the trees filling and help us boil down.
Dogs are welcome (of course!).
At the sugarbushes, enter to win a gift basket full of Maple Products.
All sugarbushes will be accepting donations for the Picton and Wellington Food Banks.