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24 hours of madness!

We have friends from Virginia visiting this week. Sweet Bear Farm has decided to show off all of it’s winter/spring tricks. Six more gallons of Vermont liquid gold were made at the sugar house. Our friends helped with the boiling… Continue Reading →

Porcine update

Rosie is due this week with her first Sweet Bear Farm litter. She has had a couple litters previously at the farm she came from. We’re curious to see what kind of mamma she is. We moved her into the… Continue Reading →

2018 syrup is available!

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the farmers at Sweet Bear Farm, including the littlest farmer (who does a great job making sure everything is running smoothly) we have turned the sweet sap from trees into liquid Vermont gold. If… Continue Reading →

Sweetness from trees

The forecast is looking like sap will be flowing strongly this week, warm days, cold nights after a ridiculously warm 36-hour period. I don’t know much about it, but there is discussion of the polar vortex splitting, leading to warmer… Continue Reading →

Mother nature’s fickle moods

We’ve had a glut of snow over the last 10 days, including a 12 inch storm on Wednesday and another 6 Friday night, and then yesterday it topped out in the mid 30s with some rain/mixed precipitation. We took advantage… Continue Reading →

Sunshine and fresh snow

Work continued in the sugar woods on this beautiful day full of sunshine, and fresh snow! It’s looking like winter again, with the new blanket of white. And we’re predicted for another storm on Wednesday, so there is more skiing… Continue Reading →

The return of seasonable weather

Although many aren’t happy with the return of more seasonable temps, here at Sweet Bear Farm are relieved! We still have work to do in order to be ready for sugaring, and warm days/cold nights makes the sap flow. We… Continue Reading →

Warmer days mean…

…work in the sugar wood resumes. We’re still aiming to make maple syrup this year, provided Mother Nature cooperates with weather and timing. A big thanks to our families for their help with the set up process, and major credit… Continue Reading →

To a happy and prosperous new year!

Winter continues to surround us here at Sweet Bear Farm. We sent 2017 packing with Ruby’s litter heading off to their forever homes, and then a fantastic -9 degree sledding party blessed by beautiful sunshine. The moon was so bright… Continue Reading →

Snow!!!

December 2017 decided to show off its winter stripes with a phenomenal snowstorm. With about 12 inches of perfect snow, we have a solid base in the woods and pastures. All of the creatures on the farm are enjoying it…except… Continue Reading →

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