Critz Farms

March 29, 2010 - 7:33pm
Every spring, Critz Farms holds its annual Maple Syrup Celebration. Visitors to the farm find out exactly how the real maple syrup they drizzle over their pancakes is made, from tree to bottle.

“This is way better than IHOP,” said Syracuse University senior Joe Frandino.

At IHOP, Frandino and his friends would have eaten their pancakes with the gelatinous, dark brown, high-fructose corn syrup concoction commonly known as imitation maple syrup.  In their search for an off-campus Sunday morning activity, they discovered Critz Farms and its delicious homemade maple syrup. 

October 4, 2009 - 8:21pm
On Saturday, the sun was warm, but the air was crisp -- my idea of the perfect fall day and the perfect time to attend a fall festival.

Growing up in Arkansas where the biggest cultural event is the annual Wal-Mart Shareholders Meeting, I would watch "Gilmore Girls" and wish that I lived in Stars Hollow, CT, a fictional town that had a different themed festival almost every weekend. My beloved Lorelai and Rory would roll their eyes at yet another Stars Hollow event and would then revel in the small town charm of it all.