Tapping the Family Tree

Entrepreneur Josh Parker with wife Alessandra and son Rhett at the Parker’s Real Maple road side stand in front of his County Route 21 business in Canton.

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Lewis County maple products promoted at food show in England

Lewis County maple products traveled “across the pond” to a major food show in England. [Read more…]

March 2016: Agri-Business

Time again for the sweet taste of maple

Jay Matteson

Jay Matteson

Nothing is as great a harbinger of spring as the aroma of maple sap boiling down to make the golden nectar of the woods — maple syrup. It is a special delight to enjoy the sweet taste of maple syrup on a plate of your favorite pancakes, or a teaspoon of syrup in your coffee or tea, or maple syrup slathered over barbecued chicken just before you take it off the grill. But if you’ve only enjoyed these wonderful tastes from a jug of maple syrup you purchased at the store, you are missing out on a fun and tasty opportunity. [Read more…]