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Who Grows Our Food: Arnold Coombs of Coombs Family Farms

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

What goes into making the top organic brand of pure maple syrup? "Sustainable forestry. We're good farmers. That makes good syrup," says Arnold Coombs...

Who Grows Our Food: Arnold Coombs Of Coombs Family Farms

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

This is a sweet time for maple growers -- or it should be. It's sugaring time, when the trees are tapped and the sap is boiled to make maple syrup and maple sugar candy. It takes 40 gallons of sap to boil down to one gallon of syrup, so every drop counts.