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Sugarhouse Tour

Date & Time: 
Mar 25 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday, March 25,  at 10:00 a.m.
Windham Regional Woodlands Association will sponsor a tour of the Bunker Farm
Sugarhouse at 857 Bunker Road in Dummerston, VT.


Bunker Farm is a family-run Vermont farm that produces naturally raised meats,
annuals, perennials, and maple syrup. The farm is also an agricultural
educational center for students and the community.  Bunker Farm, in the heart of Dummerston, is 170 acres, 100 of
which are woodlands. The old sugarbush, which the family brought back into
production, is 16 acres, contains 1100 taps, and includes beautiful old sugar
maples that are more than 100 years old. The family also collects sap from a
nearby leased property, setting 3300 taps. The new sugarhouse, converted from
part of an old barn, has a Leader Special evaporator that is fired with wood
harvested on the farm.  Using
sustainable tapping methods, combined with the latest in maple technology, the
aim is to harvest sap in a way that will keep the sugarbush healthy and
productive for many more generations.


season at the Bunker Farm is a busy and fun time, and the family invites you to
join the action.  Watch the boiling
process, visit with the farm animals, take a tour of the working sugarbush, and
sample the delicious syrup, which won Best In Show at the 2016 Maplerama
tasting competition.


event is family-friendly, free, and open to the public. From Brattleboro, go
north on Route 5 (Putney Rd).  At the
traffic circle, continue north on Route 5 for 3.7 miles.  Turn left at School House Rd.  After about 1 mile, turn right on Miller
Rd.  After 1.8 miles, bear left to
continue on Miller Rd.  Make a right at
a stop sign onto Bunker Rd. The farm is on the left.


The Bunker Farm
857 Bunker Road
Dummerston, VT
United States
42° 50' 56.5332" N, 72° 32' 49.2576" W
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