It’s maple season, Escapemakers! When cold wintry days start to transform into spring, northeasterners know that this short and sweet (yes, pun intended) season is upon us. This rings especially true for the state of Vermont. Vermont maple syrup — rich in flavor, rich in heritage — is a signature agricultural product in the Green Mountain State. The sugar makers of Vermont care deeply for the high quality maple syrup products they create, building relationships…

Shoppers at GrowNYC’s Union Square Greenmarket will be greeted with a special treat on March 17th, 2017 when EscapeMaker.com, New York’s guide to local getaways and farm escapes, hosts its second annual Maple Fest. The event will run from 10am – 4pm on the north side of the square and will feature maple product samples, dancing maple trees, competing pancakes and more. Attendees will get to taste maple yogurt, maple candy, icy local treat “sugar…

If you can not view this html email click here GREAT GETAWAY ALERT! Quick Local Getaways within a train ride! Dear EscapeMakers, we just got the great news to share with you bike lovers! You asked and they delivered! Look for more bike-friendly trip ideas from us using Amtrak along the Vermonter line this Summer and Fall! For now, visit Vermont Vacation for 15% and 20% train travel discounts and start planning your car-less getaway…