Thursday, February 20, 2020

Sweet stuff

Maple syrup tours set at Maybury

Area residents have a unique opportunity every weekend in March at Maybury Farm.
The farm will offer Making Maple Syrup tours every Saturday and Sunday which include a wagon ride to the Sugar Bush in the woods where the maple trees will be tapped for sap The wagon will then take visitors back to the Sugar Shack where the sap will be converted into maple syrup.
Tours are set to begin every half hour from 1 until 4:30 p.m. and tastes of the syrup will be offered.  After the tour, visitors can make Smores and warm up by the bonfire or shop at the General Store where hot drinks and snacks are available to enjoy next to the toasty wood stove.
The Batter Up Waffle Company will be on-site selling waffles topped with maple syrup. The farm will be selling Pure Michigan Maple Syrup along with other maple products.
This event is popular each year and space is limited so arrive early to reserve a spot, organizers advised.  To schedule a private Maple Syrup Tour for groups of 15 or more, call (248) 374-0200.
Maybury Farm is located at 50165 Eight Mile Road in Northville.  The cost for Maple Syrup Tour is $8 per person and children younger than 2 are admitted free with an adult.
Visit to learn more.
Maybury Farm is operated by the Northville Community Foundation, a
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Maybury Farm is a working farm with a mission to connect the community to animals and agriculture through hands-on experiences that are both engaging and educational. Maybury Farm is open to the public Tuesday-Sunday beginning April 7.