An Extraordinary Maple Season

The 2024 wall capturing bottles from all the sap boils.

The 2024 Maple Season is already extraordinary with an extra early and robust start. Could this be our future due to climate change?

Hoping for a Strong Finish

Spring morning in Shaws Maple Bush 2023

With such a productive and record-breaking early start, we are hoping for a strong finish to the 2023 maple season.

A Record-Breaking Start to the 2023 Maple Season

Shaws staff enjoy the early spring temperatures

As towns across Ontario experience record high daytime temperatures, we are busy at Shaws enjoying a record-breaking start to the 2023 maple season. As reported on CTV Barrie, Not only is this the earliest we have ever seen the sap start running in our 119 year history, the sap is already running in large volumes. Tom says a lack of […]

2022 Heritage Business Award for Shaws

Myrtle Shaw and friends with buckets of sap

On April 5, 2022, Shaws Maple Syrup received the 2022 Heritage Business Award from the Simcoe County Historical Association. The Heritage Business Award recognizes businesses that have influenced the development of Simcoe County through generations of entrepreneurial innovation and excellence, so this is a particularly special award for us. We were honoured to be recognized and […]

Maple Weekend 2022

brown wooden house on snow covered ground

Maple Weekend 2022 was a HUGE success and a welcome return to sunny spring days full of happy visitors enjoying maple season.

Connected to the Land

Tom, our resident expert on all things maple, tells host Ian Sherwood all he wants to know about ‘Maple Syrup, Nectar of the Gods’, in this Connected to the Land Podcast.

Eagerly Awaiting the 2022 Maple Season

cross section of old sugar maple tree showing decades of old tap marks

With a record low of just four barrels of syrup left from last year, we are EAGERLY awaiting the 2022 maple season. Fear not! We have more than enough maple syrup to welcome guests back to the pancake house – but we are certainly eager to make more!