311 Athol RdThurman, NY 12810
In Thurman, residents will tell you they live in a place "where nature is a way of life, and sugaring is second nature. " Celebrate the start of spring 2017 when maple syrup producers open up their sugar houses for free tours, tastings, and demonstrations. There is a pancake breakfast at 9am at Valley Road Maple Farm, 190 Valley Road - pancakes with PURE and REAL Thurman maple syrup and maple sausages from Oscar's Smokehouse. Visit our maple producers, Valley Road Maple Farm, Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, Toad Hill Maple Farm and Hidden Hollow Maple Farm on Maple Days which take place on Saturday and Sunday March 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26. Three neighboring farms will host open houses with talks, tours, samples and items available for sale. Martin's Lumber is a certified tree farm practicing silviculture, Lucyann's Crafts featuring fine wooden wares by John Los, stained glass stepping stones and paper bead jewelry; Nettle Meadow Farm, is a goat farm producing award-winning artisan goat and sheep cheese, and Peru Llama Farm where free llama kisses are required! Learn about the life of a Llama. This is a self-guided tour, maps are available in the area and online. The Town of Thurman is located just 20 minutes from Lake George via I-87, Adirondack Northway. Take exit 23 to New York State Route 9 to New York State Route 418 and follow the sign posts to see all the sites celebrating spring and maple season!