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Eyes on the Land

Butternut Mountain Farm’s home farm was selected as one of 15 conserved Vermont properties to be featured in the Vermont Land Trust’s Eyes on Land exhibition at Shelburne Museum.

Fast Growing Beer Brewing Marketplace Taps into Maple

Interested in brewing with maple? Below are some useful maple facts

Craft beer makers and home brewers are bringing alternative sources of flavor to the forefront of brewing. As a highly fermentable sugar with a seasonally sought after flavor profile pure maple syrup is increasingly being pursued as an ingredient for some of our favorite ales.

2015 Maple Sugaring: Season Wrap-up

Maple in flower

The season ended on drum number 129 for us. We made a little over 3 pounds of syrup per tap - far from record breaking, but average in historical terms for our farm.

2015 Maple Sugaring: Sun, Sap, Syrup

In the last week we've more than doubled our crop. As of last night we've filled drum #95. It's still a far cry from a full crop for us - where we end up all depends upon the weather over the next couple of days.

Grade Change Tool Kits are Here!

The new grade change tool kit that we've developed is ready to use! Digital files of the toolkit and additional communication materials are available in our online resources.