Chatham-kent Maple Syrup Farm Honored as Industry Of The Month
By Wayne Liddy, Waterfront homes in Chatham-Kent
(ROYAL LEPAGE PEIFER REALTY INC. BROKERAGE)
Maple Syrup Operation in Chatham-Kent Wins Industry Of The Month AwardCanada is well known for its production of Maple Syrup and its by-products. Producing maple syrup is a long standing Canadian Tradition. What you may not be aware of is that Chatham-Kent according to Don and Jean Giffin, owners of Giffin Maple Syrup Products near Blenheim is that the soil in Chatham-Kent is ideal for growing good hardwood maples. The flavor of the syrup from these hardwoods is superior because of the deep rich soil and the micro-climate of Chatham-Kent. That winning combination provides superior conditions for maple syrup production. The Giffin Maple Syrup Operation near Blenheim recently won the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce Award for Industry of the Month. The Giffins started farming in 1973 with...