Monthly Archives: March 2019

Greetings From the Tollgate Farm Manager

Greetings All, March is maple syrup season! The 2019 Tollgate maple syrup season officially got underway Saturday, February 23rd with a very successful tree tapping extravaganza! Many eager volunteers came to Tollgate to assist in this activity day. We tapped … Continue reading

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Into the Classroom

As part of our collaborating classrooms program with Lanigan Elementary, Tollgate education staff was very excited to host one of our first virtual classroom visits. Prior to the school visiting the farm for the first time, our team traveled to … Continue reading

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2019 MS Farm Sprouts – Week #3 Wednesday AM

The sap was flowing this week and thus, the evaporator was firing, boiling the sugary maple tree sap (around 2-2.5% sucrose content during the spring run) into delicious maple syrup! Farm Sprouts signed in by creating the letters from their … Continue reading

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2019 MS Farm Sprouts Week #3 – Wednesday PM

The sap was flowing this week and thus, the evaporator was firing, boiling the sugary maple tree sap (around 2-2.5% sucrose content during the spring run) into delicious maple syrup! Farm Sprouts signed in by creating the letters from their … Continue reading

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Tollgate Farm 4-H Club 2019 Activities Have Begun

The members of Tollgate Farm 4-H Club have started the new year with an annual service project, providing schools and community gardens with seeds packets. We also participated in the Oakland County 4-H Culinary dinner, earning 3rd place for our … Continue reading

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