New Maple Syrup Grades

Facts About New York State Maple Syrup Grades Customers at the Farm markets frequently ask about Maple Grades and if they can purchase Grade “B” Maple Syrup.  New maple syrup grades shown on this chart provided by the New York State Maple Producers Association highlight the changes in the grading system. (Click image to enlarge) [...]

Health Benefits of Maple Syrup

The Study of Maple Products Pictured above is an info card we hand out at the Farmers Markets and include in our packages when our Uncle Pat's General Store products are shipped. Research has brought forth that pure maple syrup contains medicinally beneficial compounds. A summary from the 2010 report from the University [...]

10 Ways to use Uncle Pat’s Maple Zest!

Maple Zest combines Uncle Pat's sweet maple sugar and pepper is an unexpected, delightful addition to all kinds of recipes!   Here are 10 ways we use Uncle Pat's Maple Zest for cooking in our kitchen: Sprinkle on steaks before grilling Perfect rub for ribs! Sprinkle on bacon while cooking Sprinkle on hot popcorn Flavor nuts: [...]

New York Maple Wedding favors

Our New York maple wedding favors are produced on our farm in the Adirondack region, and provide a uniquely elegant to touch to any wedding or event!  But did you know that wedding favors have been a part of traditional wedding ceremonies for centuries in many, many cultures and countries? The giving of gifts to [...]