News — Conservation

2021 Bird Survey Results

2021 Bird Survey Results

See the results of the 2021 Bird Survey conducted in Barred Woods sugarbush.

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Organic Maple Syrup Certification for Barred Woods Maple

During the course of 2021 we obtained Organic Certification for our maple syrup and many of our maple products.  The certification was complete by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, NOFA-VT, which is accredited by the USDA since 2002.  The certification included an inspection of all of our equipment, procedures, sugarwoods, and records to ensure they comply with the rigorous organic food requirements.  Although we were already following most of the organic practices, we did pick up some good pointers going through the certification process.              Isn't all Maple Syrup Organic? We usually think...

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Preserving a Special Place

Preserving a Special Place

The idea of placing a conservative easement on our property initially sounded daunting, but with the help of the Cold Hollow to Canada staff and the Vermont Land Trust (VLT) we found the process to be relatively simple and ultimately very rewarding.

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Barred Woods Maple Completes Purchase and Conservation of 450 Acres in Northern Vermont

Barred Woods Maple Completes Purchase and Conservation of 450 Acres in Northern Vermont

Barred Woods recently completed the purchase of 450 Acres of pristine forest land in Northern Vermont from the Vermont Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy.

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