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    Default Maplerama 2014 Franklin County

    The 2014 Vermont Maplerama will be held in Franklin County Vermont on July 24-26 at the Franklin County Field days.

    Come See the
    It will be a full weekend! 14 tours have been scheduled, great food - cookouts and entertainment by Bucky Lewis! 65 Camper sites (with water and power) will be available at the Field days with water hook ups. Econo, LaQuinta are hotels located in St. Albans (rooms are going fast). There are some great B&B in the county also.

    More info at http://franklincountymaple.com/maplerama.html


    We are very excited and proud to present the following tour stops for Maplerama 2014!

    Friday Tour Stops
    Tators Sugar Shack - Stephen Tetreault - 5000 taps, wood evaporator, RO
    Green Mountain Mainlines - JR Sloan - boils 130K taps, State of the art sap buying facility, 2 evaporators new Technology
    Ryans Maple Ridge Sugarhouse, Inc - Matt & Travis Ryan - 36K taps new building, oil evaporator, Tubing installers
    Branon Family Maple Orchards - Tom & Cecile Branon & Sons - New building, oil evaporator, RO's, 66K taps
    Elm Brook Farm - David Howe - 10K taps sells sap, Distillery
    Memory Lane Maple - Garth Atherton - Pellet evaporator, 1800 taps, 3 different tubing set up CDL Vacuum monitoring system
    Gagne Maple - Fernand & Pat Gagne & Sons - wood chip evaporator, 22K taps, TapTrack monitoring system, very innovative sugaring operation!
    Cutler View Maples - Dan Rainville - Oil evaporator, 1600 taps, RO - new Technology- small scale w/advanced Technology
    Dubie Family Maple - Mark & Muffin Dubie - Steam evaporator, 50000 taps all to the sugarhouse
    Boston Post Dairy - Dairy and Goat farm featuring award winning cheeses made on site
    Gervais Family Maple -Gabe Gervais - 45K taps, oil evaporator, on very large operating farm
    B&T Black Creek Farm - Tom & Sue Howrigan & Sons - Old School house renovated for a sugar house, oil Evaporator, 15K taps on an operating Dairy Farm


    Saturday Tour Stops
    L'Esperance Family Maple - Cody L'Esperance - 20K taps, owned and purchased sap, all woods are off location - sap trucked in.
    Boston Post Dairy - Dairy and Goat farm featuring award winning cheeses made on site
    Memory Lane Maple - Garth Atherton - Pellet evaporator, 2000 taps, 3 different tubing set ups, CDL Vacuum monitoring system
    Gagne Maple - Fernand & Pat Gagne & Sons - wood chip evaporator, 22K taps very innovative!
    Cutler View Maples - Dan Rainville - Oil evaporator, 1600 taps, RO - new Technology- small scale w/advanced Technology
    B&T Black Creek Farm - Tom & Sue Howrigan & Sons - Old School house renovated for a sugar house, oil Evaporator, 15K taps on an operating Dairy Farm


    Companion Tour
    Joey's Junction - A quick stop before we get on the road to grab hot coffee and fresh baked goods.
    Due North Winery - Local Wine tasting
    is teaming up with Maggie T's breads and
    Boucher Family Farm for cheese tasting
    Boston Post Dairy - soap making, visit the cheese room, goat cheese tasting etc.
    Toby Fulwiler - watch a local bowl maker transform wood into bowls in his newly designed shop
    Barn Quilts - we will follow the local Barn Quilt Trail to view beautifully designed and locally made barn quilt designs that will take us along back roads of Franklin County
    Downtown St. Albans - a visit to our newly redesigned downtown where guests can enjoy a unique shopping experience.
    St. Albans Historical Museum - learn about Franklin County's local history. This year we are celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the St. Albans Raid!
    More to come!

    P.S. Tours will be on Coach Buses not school bus!
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    TapTrack System- Wireless vacuum monitoring of all my mainlines and tanks

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    Vermont Maplerama 2014

    Thursday NightJuly 24
    Vendor night 4-8pm
    Come see all the LATEST AND GREATEST
    All major dealers will be showing their equipment

    Maplerama 2014 is currently collecting door prizes with some major donations - I will post more on this later
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    I know it wouldnt happen this year but another boil off would be awesome
    Business Name
    Flat Lander Sugaring (who would think a guy from Az be making syrup)
    125 on Sap Suckers
    Close to 475 High Vac
    400 gravity adding more
    leader 2x6
    home made preheater
    hoods
    1 7D749 for AOF
    New FLS Tsunami Arch
    4 membrane TR Industries RO 2HP 3 phase 601GPH 250 PSI
    PID Display for Arch Temp.
    Chumlee of the trader

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    Flat,

    What would a boil off contest of today(2014) look like with all the different fuel sources? Also could/would/should this need to be paired with RO technology, which is common today? This would be a lot of fun!

    Jason
    Highgate
    30,000 plus Taps
    Wood Chip Evaporator
    TapTrack System- Wireless vacuum monitoring of all my mainlines and tanks

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    Thinking of coming up for the tour on Sat only is this possible? If so where do I go to pay or meet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Gagne View Post
    Flat,

    What would a boil off contest of today(2014) look like with all the different fuel sources? Also could/would/should this need to be paired with RO technology, which is common today? This would be a lot of fun!

    Jason
    All would be same size same fuel source, all rigs identical.
    Business Name
    Flat Lander Sugaring (who would think a guy from Az be making syrup)
    125 on Sap Suckers
    Close to 475 High Vac
    400 gravity adding more
    leader 2x6
    home made preheater
    hoods
    1 7D749 for AOF
    New FLS Tsunami Arch
    4 membrane TR Industries RO 2HP 3 phase 601GPH 250 PSI
    PID Display for Arch Temp.
    Chumlee of the trader

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    Yes you can come up for Saturday only. Follow the link: http://franklincountymaple.com/maplerama.htm
    The form is on the right side

    Jason
    Highgate
    30,000 plus Taps
    Wood Chip Evaporator
    TapTrack System- Wireless vacuum monitoring of all my mainlines and tanks

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    Friday Night entertainment after the banquet. Its going to be a Mapletastic Fun!

    Bucky Lewis Ad.jpg
    Highgate
    30,000 plus Taps
    Wood Chip Evaporator
    TapTrack System- Wireless vacuum monitoring of all my mainlines and tanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Gagne View Post
    Yes you can come up for Saturday only. Follow the link: http://franklincountymaple.com/maplerama.htm
    The form is on the right side

    Jason
    link not working Jason not for me
    Business Name
    Flat Lander Sugaring (who would think a guy from Az be making syrup)
    125 on Sap Suckers
    Close to 475 High Vac
    400 gravity adding more
    leader 2x6
    home made preheater
    hoods
    1 7D749 for AOF
    New FLS Tsunami Arch
    4 membrane TR Industries RO 2HP 3 phase 601GPH 250 PSI
    PID Display for Arch Temp.
    Chumlee of the trader

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    Thanks Flat, Lets try this again.

    http://franklincountymaple.com/maplerama.html
    Highgate
    30,000 plus Taps
    Wood Chip Evaporator
    TapTrack System- Wireless vacuum monitoring of all my mainlines and tanks

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