With an extensive sugar bush, the Tiffin Centre for Conservation is the home for all things maple syrup!
Spring Tonic Festival
This year's festival runs April 8 & 9, 2017!
The Spring Tonic Maple Syrup Festival at the Tiffin Centre is a tradition spanning more than three decades.
year hundreds of visitors enjoy pancakes and sausages with maple syrup
made right here at the Tiffin Centre. There are demonstrations of syrup
making methods from Native and pioneer times, as well as tours of the
Tiffin Centre's sugar shack. In recent years, the live animal display
has become a huge hit, as well as visits from local police and fire
departments. Horse-drawn wagon rides are a perennial favourite, along
with War of 1812 re-enactors, and of course the crafts and displays.
more than a decade, the Rotary Club of Barrie has been an invaluable
part of the planning and support of this event, which has grown by leaps
Funds raised at Spring Tonic help support Rotary programs as well as education and conservation programs at the Tiffin Centre.
For more photos and details on upcoming events, visit us on Facebook!
Maple Syrup Tours
Our education program hosts maple syrup field trips throughout the spring. To learn more about our education program for pre-school to high school, visit our Education page.
Syrup for Sale
Syrup made right here at the Tiffin Centre's own sugar bush can be purchased at the NVCA Administration Office while supplies last!
- 50 ml - $3
250 ml - $8
250 ml (maple leaf bottle) - $10
- 500 ml - $15
- 1 litre - $25