Maple Syrup Open House

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March 02, 2013


Ambler Farm


All Ages


Event description: Families can tap a tree, take part in a maple syrup taste test and learn about the Native American, colonial and modern techniques of making syrup. Then everyone can taste Ambler Farm's own maple syrup over vanilla ice cream.

Address: 257 Hurlbutt St.
Wilton, CT 06897
Phone: 203-834-1143

About Ambler Farm

Ambler Farm is open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. There is parking next to the Ambler Farm soccer field lot.

Betty Ambler was the last of the Raymond-Ambler family to live at Ambler Farm. She lived there most of her life until her death in 1998. The following year, the Town of Wilton, with overwhelming taxpayer support, purchased 22 acres of this beautiful 200-year-old working farm as part of the open-space initiative. However, because the complex consisted of historic houses, barns and various out-buildings, this acquisition was unlike any other and prompted the town to appoint a steering committee to consider the farm’s future. From this committee, a non-profit group called the Friends of Ambler Farm was formed and a mission crafted to celebrate Wilton’s agrarian roots through active-learning programs, sustainable agriculture, responsible land stewardship, and historic preservation.