Maple Syrup

Sugar Moon Farm

 

Chronology of maple sugaring.  Sugar Moon Farm.  Carved by Victor Marten.
Chronology of maple sugaring, by Victor Marten, our "resident" carver and friend.

Sugar Camp Tours

 

An indoor 35 - 40 minute tour. Hear about the history of maple syrup + our Sugar Moon story. See how we collect sap + turn it into syrup over a wood-fire.   

Available hourly 10 - 4 

Sign up in the restaurant.

Adults $5.  Kids 5-12 $3.

Preschoolers free

 

Add sugar-on-snow + brunch to your tour - book our all-inclusive MAPLE MAGIC PACKAGE.

 

Maple at Sugar Moon Farm

Every spring (March and April) we gather the clear sap from our sugar maples and transform it into pure maple syrup over a wood fire. 

 

Sugar Season is in the spring, typically a 3 to 6 week period between the end of February and mid-April.  The season begins when the trees first wake up and ends when they start to grow:  once the buds begin to swell, the sap doesn't make good syrup and we're done!  

 

Then we move on to clean up, tapping out firewood and, of course, welcoming visitors to experience maple year round.

 

 

Tapping in

Photo Essay by

Christine Whelan

Wonkyeye Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The boil

Photo Essay by

Christine Whelan

Wonkyeye Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sap Journals 

 

Check out our 2018 Sap Journal.

 

And here are the Sap Journals from past few years!

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Chef Nights, Sap Runs and more.

Taste of Nova Scotia Restaurant of the Year 2015

"Essence of Nova Scotia"

Tourism Nova Scotia

Crystal Award

NS Institute of Agrologists 

Outstanding Farmer of 2014

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