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The Maine Maple Syrup Association urges the public to join Maine's Maple Syrup producers, statewide, as they celebrate Maine Maple Sunday on Sunday, March 25th. Many sugarhouses offer free maple syrup samples and demonstrations from tree to table. Farms offer games, activities, treats, sugarbush tours, music, and so much more. Maine Maple Sunday is always the fourth Sunday in March, although some sugarhouses are offering events on different days, on or around Sunday.
The following local farms are participating in Maine Maple Sunday. Cider Hill Maple Farm at 247 Cider Hill Road in Exeter on Sunday, March 25th from 10 AM to 5 PM; There will be demonstrations, snacks, sugarhouse tour, syrup tasting, ice cream maple syrup and more. For more information contact 270-2130 or email; Bob’s Sugarhouse at 252 East Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft on Saturday, March 24th from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, March 25th from 7:30 AM to 4 PM. Free admission and open to the public. There will be sugaring demonstrations, many free samples including maple baked goods, appetizers, coffee, door prizes, maple cotton candy, maple taffy, sugarbush tours plus more. This year’s event is dedicated to good friend and fellow sugarmaker Bob Preble who had manned the evaporator for many years – spinning down home tales of years gone by. For more information contact (207) 564-2145 or email; Corson Farms at 198 Webb Road in Pittsfield on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th from 10 AM to 5 PM. There will be an open house, free tours, free samples, as well as syrup, maple popcorn, maple cream plus more. For more information contact or contact (207) 841-5636; Hay’s Maple Shack at 54 Lords Hill Circle in Athens on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th from 10 AM to 4 PM. The farm will offer free coffee, maple treats, maple syrup, maple cream, maple candy, and nuts available for purchase, plus sugar bush tours. For more information contact (207) 654-3804 or email; Eureka Farms at 220 Shy Road in Palmyra on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th from 9 AM to 4 PM. There will be Giffords Ice Cream with maple syrup, sap will be boiling, products for sale, sugarhouse open, maple whoopie donuts, and maple cotton candy, plus more. There will be folk artists, crafts, metal signs, plaques, tractors, new docks, etc. The Boosters from the Palmyra Community Center will be there selling food. For more information contact (207) 944-2186 or email; and Breakneck Ridge Farm at 160 Mountain Road in Abbot on Sunday, March 25th from 11 AM to 2 PM. There will be sample crockpot French toast, roast pork marinated in maple Italian dressing, ice cream with maple syrup, and sap tea. Farmer Steve will be boiling sap up at the sugar house if you’d like to watch the process of making maple syrup. Products will be available for purchase. Breakneck Ridge Farm is five miles from Monson on the Blanchard Road off of Route 15. For more information visit
There will also be a couple community breakfasts in the local community. The 4th Annual Maine Maple Sunday Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, March 25th from 7 to 10 AM. The breakfast will be held at the Palmyra Community Center on Route 2 in Palmyra. There will be a variety of products from Eureka Farms on site. The breakfast menu includes, pancakes, french toast, maple sausage, maple bacon, coffee, milk and juice. The cost for adults will be $6, $3 for senior citizens and children 6 to 10 years old, and free for children 5 and under. This event is hosted by the Palmyra Community Center Boosters.
The Dover-Foxcroft Shiretown Homecoming Committee will be holding their Annual Maple Breakfast on Sunday, March 25th from 7 to 10 AM. The breakfast will be held at the Foxcroft Academy Gymnasium at 975 West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft. The menu will include pancakes with Maple Syrup donated by Bob’s Sugar House, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, homemade home fries, juice, coffee, tea, and milk. Proceeds from this event will be used towards future homecoming festivities. The cost for adults will be $6, seniors 65 + and children 10 and under $5, immediate family (up to 6 members) $25. There will also be a 50/50 raffle with tickets priced at $1 each or 6 for $5. This event is sponsored by the Dover-Foxcroft Shiretown Homecoming Committee with special sponsors Bob’s Sugar House, Foxcroft Academy and Will’s Shop ‘n Save. For a full list of Maine farms participating in Maine Maple Sunday across the state visit Maine Maple Producers website at or contact the farms directly.