Dix Family Sugar House
5195 Rte 100
Dix family sugar house located on Route 100, is a modern family
sugar operation. The family started sugaring in 1973, the original
house has been turned into a storage building when the current
house was built in 1990. The Dix's have about 1000 taps (350 on pipeline
and the remainder with buckets). The buckets are collected using
sled pulled by a tractor or small dozer. The sap is transferred from
the various sugar lots to the sugar house by truck where it is
on a 40 inch by 12 foot lightening raised flue wood fired evaporator
with a force draft blower.
by the Dix Family sugarhouse to enjoy some family treats (homemade
maple ice-cream & Granny's donuts) along with plenty of samples
of hot maple syrup.