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Maple Syrup Days
March 26 @ 9:05 am - 5:00 pm
Maple Syrup Days at Farm Wisconsin, Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27. Family-friendly activities will run from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
The two-day event will highlight local syrup producers and offer hands-on opportunities to learn about Wisconsin’s maple syrup industry.
🍁 how to tap a sugar maple log
🍁 grade maple syrup
🍁 how to make a take-home maple-inspired craft
🍁 pure Wisconsin maple syrup
On Saturday, visitors are invited to extend their experience after a visit to Farm Wisconsin with stops at two local sugarbushes. Both Inthewoods Sugar Bush and Maple Sweet Dairy will be open to the public from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for guests to witness maple syrup production first-hand. Visitors will be able to see the sugar maple trees, modern sap collection tools, and the equipment used to process sap into sweet maple syrup.
Visiting all three sites throughout the Maple Syrup Days event will enter participants in a drawing to win a gift basket filled with Wisconsin-made maple syrup products, courtesy of Inthewoods Sugar Bush and Maple Sweet Dairy. Punch cards can be picked up and dropped off at any location.
Adding to the experience will be industry experts: Theresa Baroun, Executive Director, and Kenni Bores, Maple Marketing Intern, from the Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer’s Association.
$8 Youth (4-18)
The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is a state-of-the-art, interactive agricultural education center located in Manitowoc County. Farm Wisconsin connects visitors’ curiosity to the wonder of Wisconsin farming and provides guests with a better understanding of their food sources and their importance. The center features 10,000 square feet of hands-on learning opportunities, and a birthing barn where visitors may watch calves being born daily. The center was named to Time for Kids’ World’s 50 Coolest Places of 2019.
Farm Wisconsin observes mask and social distancing requirements for employees and guests, and hand sanitizer is widely available throughout the facility. Additional sanitation practices are also in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The 29,000 square-foot facility creates natural distancing, but Farm Wisconsin also utilizes an open plenum HVAC system and economizers to circulate fresh air.