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Pollinator Plants

Now that it's officially Spring, it's a good time to talk about pollinator plants and why you should include them around your home and...

Making the Grade

Have you ever noticed the maple grade stickers on our maple syrup? Do you know what those grades mean? Some of you ask us for specific...

Winter Bees

We talk about our bees in the Spring when we first open our hives. We talk A LOT about our bees in the Summer as the hives grow and the...

Ohio Proud

Have you ever noticed this Ohio Proud sticker on our honey and maple syrup?? Have you ever wondered why it's there?? If you know us, you...

Food For Thought

It's not just a catchy title... it's also the name of our new "recipes" page on the website. I say "recipes" because they are more like...

Chasing Swarms

Those of you who follow us on Facebook or Instagram know that as soon as there is a hint of Spring, we are asking you to watch for bee...

"We"

Have you ever noticed how WE use a lot of pronouns in OUR posts? That's because there are so many wonderful people helping Smith Brothers...

From Sap to Syrup

Now that we have all that sap, we have to do something with it. If you read our last post, then you know that we started small - a few...

How do we get all that sap???

Have you ever wondered how someone starts making maple syrup? At this point in our business, we've heard so many stories of people...

Maple Season Is Upon Us

Welcome to our first attempt at a blog post! First, a little bit about why we decided to create a blog. Mainly, we love what we do and...