By Cory Hershberger
Mark and Denise Beyers, Maple syrup, Pastured
Poultry and Eggs
It all started with a well-timed maple leaf. Mark Beyers was deer hunting in the woods on his property when a red maple leaf dropped into his lap. It caused him to look around and take notice of just how many maple trees were on the land he owned with his wife, Denise. With the spark of an idea in his head and memories of making syrup as a kid, he returned to the house to talk to his wife and the couple decided they’d give syrup-making a try. Se full story in the January 19th issue of the Alden Advertiser. Extra copies are available at our office, 13200 Broadway in the Village of Alden.