Maple Syrup & Honey Cooking Classes Announced

Phelps Maple Syrup Festival to Host All-New Cooking Class

MapleSyrupFest-BannerThis year marks the 6th Annual Maple Syrup Fest in Phelps, and the festival is growing in popularity and attractions!

2017 brings several new educational classes for visitors to enjoy on April 1st, 2017. One such class is the all-new maple syrup and honey cooking class.

Learn to Cook with Natural Sweeteners

Learn how versatile and fun cooking with locally produced maple syrup and raw honey can be! Participants will learn how to select maple syrup and honey and will discover the many resources and recipes available.

Participants will also join in by preparing a variety of recipes for the class, including kielbasa appetizers and Old German honey cookies. Copies of all recipes will be included and participants will enjoy tasting all the food prepared.

Experienced Teacher to Head Syrup & Honey Class

Instructor Dottie Reeder will guide the class through the delicious, easy recipes in this two-hour class. She is an engaging presenter and inclusive teacher who wants her students to enjoy what they are learning. Reeder is a popular teacher with in-depth knowledge on a variety of topics. She and her husband are Beekeepers and have harvested their own honey and maple syrup.

The cooking classes will be held in the Phelps High School on Saturday, April 1st from 10 – 12 p.m. and from 1 -3 pm. The cost is $15 per participant. Preregistration is required and all class members must be at least 13 years of age, unless accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so register early!

In addition to this new offering, Phelps Maple Syrup Fest features local sugar bush tours, tree tapping demos, an arts and crafts fair with over 70 vendors, children’s activities, a Maple Café, and more.

Contact the Phelps Chamber of Commerce at 715-545-3800 or visit online at for more information and to register for the class. Or download the 2017 MSF Cooking Class Application Form here.

Plan a Sweet Weekend Getaway to Phelps!


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