"The Zehr family name has been making
maple syrup for over 100 years, Its been a family tradition handed down from
one generation to the next. For years the Zehr family had four generations
working in their sugaring business from the great-grandchildren, to Grandpa
who passed now."
Floyd Zehr tends to the wood fire as he fires up the evaporator back in the
Grandpa Floyd was the main boiling man!
Young Carlie Zehr (Jason's Dad) gathering sap.
April 1939 Floyd Zehr (age 19) and Leo Zehr (age 21) located in front
Anthony Zehr's sugarbush.
Jason, Barbara, Emily, Lane, and
Our process of producing Quality
Maple Syrup has been in the Zehr family for many generations. Today you will find
many generations working together in our
shanty to produce one of the finest Maple Syrup in New York state.
Grandpa Floyd & Grandson, Jason Zehr boiling away!
Lane Zehr on tractor. 2012
Margaret Fayle tending the store.
Awards and Associations
- Member of:
NYS & Lewis County Maple Producers,
Pride of New York Program,
Lewis County Maple Co-op,
Lewis County Farm Bureau
- Award of Excellence 2005 at the Remsen Barn
Festival of the Arts
2nd place at Remsen Barn Festival for
Featured in 2004 Valentine Catalog of Dean
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1999 Co-Winner of NYS Robert Lamb Young
Sugar Maker of The Year
Sugarbush and Shanty
- Built in the summer and fall of 1997
- Shanty is approximately
24' X 40'
- Swiss'er Sweet has approximately 2,000 taps
- 4' x 14' Leader Evaporator
- Oil Fired
- Filter Press
- All equipment food grade stainless steel