Glass vs. Plastic Packaging

Glass vs plastic…why do we carry both packaging options? The glass vs. plastic packaging debate is something to which we give great consideration. And you do too! We get asked about our packaging options frequently by our curious customers. It’s a great question! Since we get glass vs. plastic questions a lot, we thought it...
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Becoming a Cooperative

Every year in October, businesses all over the world celebrate what it means to be a cooperative. This year, we want to celebrate by sharing the story of how Maple Valley Cooperative came into existence. We talked to Founder & Board President Cecil Wright to get his take on Maple Valley’s transition to Cooperative &...
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Guest Post: The Hidden Benefits of Maple Syrup

Author Bio: Kyle Boland, DC is a chiropractor, rehabilitation specialist and co-founder of Coulee Health and the Clinically Pressed podcast. His philosophy and care are focused on respecting each individual person as a whole. This means getting to the root of what is truly causing symptoms. Kyle also treats athletes from all sports at the...
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Guest Post: Healthy Desserts to Eat During Pregnancy

Author Bio: Roselin Raj is a journalist and a writer. She has been writing extensively on health and wellness related topics for a little over a decade now. Besides her professional interests, she loves a game of basketball or a good hike in her free time to fuel her spirits. “Health is wealth” is one...
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Here Comes Maple Madness

This week we are featuring this awesome informative graphic all about maple syrup that zerocater.com shared with us. They have a whole article that covers how and why this classic sweetener is growing in popularity, health benefits of maple syrup, and how to incorporate maple into your day. Check it out here! Here Comes Maple Madness (See...
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10 Halloween Crafts for Maple Lovers

It’s that time of year again! You know the one; where the leaves turn colors, and the weather cools, and our focus shifts to sweaters & maple lattes. Best of all, Halloween is nearly upon us and we want to celebrate the best way we know how – with maple! We combed the web for...
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Maple Cream

Also called maple butter, maple cream is a light and spreadable maple product with only one ingredient – maple syrup! The process begins in a similar fashion to making snow candy but the final result is very different. This delicious spread can be added to breads, used in deserts, or stirred in to coffee. It...
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Snow Candy

Also known as Maple Taffy, Sugar on Snow, and tire d’érable, snow candy is an old recipe that was first practiced by indigenous tribes long before Europeans came to North America. The tradition of making this simple, homemade treat was passed on to settlers along with the practice of making maple syrup. Today, it is still...
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The History of Maple Syrup

Friday December 8th is Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day. This fun holiday asks that you dress up and stay in character as a time traveler for an entire day. The only rule is that you cannot tell anyone you are a time traveler. Sadly, no one at Maple Valley was able to prepare...
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