RiverCOG, 145 Dennison Road, Essex, CT 06426

Telephone: (860) 581-8554      info@rivercog.org

Farms in the
Lower Connecticut
River Valley

Durham Sugarhouse
Durham, Connecticut

In early to mid February, when the nights are cold, less than 25 degrees F, and the days are warming, above 40* F, the Sugar Maple tree prepares itself for spring. The tree’s root system sends sap up the trunk of the tree to the leaf system. At night, when it is cold, the tree senses that it is too early for spring, and all the sap runs back down the tree to the roots. This cycle of cold nights and warm days is when the sap collected.

Products Offered: Maple syrup.
Owners: The Hassmann Family
Mailing Address: 28R Burwell Newton Drive, Durham, CT 06422
Farm Location: 28R Burwell Newton Drive, Durham, CT 06422
Phone: 860-349-6806
Email: Durham Sugarhouse
Website: Durham Sugarhouse
Open: Saturdays and Sundays.
Hours: Saturdays, 9am to 5pm; Sundays, Noon to 5pm.
During the week, call.

Special Information:

  • In 2011, Durham Sugarhouse produced 62 gallons of syrup.
  • In 2010, they won first place at the Durham Fair.
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