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Pure Maple Syrup. We sell primarily to area retailers and restaurants. Our syrup is available throughout the West Central MN and Twin Cities areas. See store listings below. Retail farm sales by appointment. Contact us at 218-758-2796.
Star Lake, Dent, OtterTail Co., MN 56528-9222
Otter Tail County
Products & Services:
Our name is taken from the history of the property on which our sugar maples are located. Prior to becoming our tree farm and sugar bush, the property was the well respected "Camp Aquila For Boys" located on the Star Lake Peninsula in Otter Tail County.
Camp Aquila Pure Maple Syrup available in 16-12-8 Ounce bottles. Licensed "Minnesota Grown".
250 ml Maple Leaf gift bottles available on request.
Qt Plastic Jug- Our largest container. Availble on request.
NAMSC First Place International Competition 2013 and Second Place 2014. North American Maple Syrup Council competition held in New Brunswick, Canada, October 2013 and Nova Scotia, Canada, Octobe 2014.
Stu and Corinne in front of Sugar House. Over 1200 taps, gravity collection system, wood fired evaporator. We use only clean, commercial, food grade equipment. We boil our fresh sap as soon after collection as possible. Attention to detail is the key.
Here's our story - an interview with Stu and Corrine Peterson (31.5KB doc)
News & Updates:
- Tapping 1300 sugar maples on the Star Lake peninsula, Otter Tail County, MN.
- First Place 2013 N. American Maple Council (U.S. and Canada). Light Amber.
- First Place 2012 MN Maple Association Syrup Competition, Dark Amber Class.
- First Place blue ribbon. 2011 Minnesota State Fair. Medium Amber.
- Just the two of us. Stu and Corinne Peterson
Licensed and inspected by Minnesota Dept. of Ag
Committed to best practices and sustainable forest management.
Tours and farm sales by appointment only please. Call: 218-758-2796
Click on "More Images" above for more information about our operation.
Syrup is available at these fine stores:
Perham: Dean's Market, Service Foods, and the Back Yard
Fergus Falls: Meadow Farm Foods, The Market (on Union Ave), Falls Bakery, Premier Meats & Seafood, and Cafe 116.
Vergas: Goodman's Market.
Pelican Rapids: Larry's Supermarket, River View Gifts.
Battle Lake: Falls Bakery.
New York Mills: Regional Cultural Center
Star Lake: DuCharme's Corner Store
Richville: Wagon Wheel
Moorhead: Hjemkomst Center (Viking Ship) Gift Shop in Moorhead,
Fargo: Vintage Point Gifts
St. Paul: Speedy Market on Como Ave., Hampton Park Co-op on Raymond Ave.
Minnetonka: Lake Winds Natural Foods and the General Store
Chanhassen: Lake Winds Natural Foods
Richfield: Lake Winds Natural Foods
Proudly served by restaurants: Café 116 in Fergus Falls, Spanky's on Rose Lake, The Brew in Perham..