Address: Medora IN
About Us / Burton's Maplewood Farm History: Tim and Angie Burton have owned and operated Burton’s Maplewood Farm for 10 years. The couple wanted to establish a family-oriented business and was fascinated by the production of maple syrup. “The social aspect of it intrigued me,” says Tim. “Years ago, family, friends and neighbors worked together to produce a yearlong supply of maple sugar then share in the bounty.” Making maple syrup seems to be in the Burtons’ blood, as Angie’s great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Jacob Flynn, made maple syrup and sugar from the same track of woods in southern Indiana as Maplewood Farm occupies today. In March 1813, Flynn’s family was attacked by Indians. Jacob was captured and forced to carry his metal “sugaring kettle” to northern Indiana, but he escaped and made it home before the first winter snowfall. Today, with the help of their family, the Burtons bring a taste of Jacob’s legacy to Market in 12-ounce bottles of maple syrup. Another interesting direction the Burton's are taking with their highly sought after Maple Syrup is their "Infused" line of products. They have developed a line of Rum, Bourbon & Brandy infused Maple Syrups and have even collaborated with a handfull of Chicago Chef's to make their very own "Signature Line" of Maple Syrup. Each Chef chooses a barrel of choice and adds their own spices to the barrel of Maple Syrup before going through a series of fire infusions. The farm is a major hub at The National Maple Syrup Festival and its syrup can be found in dishes at some of Chicago’s leading restaurants.