5 Recipes to Try This Fall Using Infused Honey

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With fall weather just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the change in season. At Runamok, we believe that a touch of our infused honey makes every gathering a little sweeter. Here are five recipes that will make your celebration unforgettable. 1. Autumn Harvest Savory GaletteRead More

Feed the Bees: Expanding Pollinator Habitat in collaboration with American Meadows

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Help us feed the bees this National Honey Month by creating new pollinator habitat and beautifying your outdoor space! We’ve partnered with our friends at American Meadows to include a free packet of Feed The Bees Wildflower Seed Mix with every order, all September long. Did you know over 85% of U.S. households have an outdoor livingRead More

A Look Inside with Laura: Honey Varietals through the Seasons

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It is difficult to convey in words how different our raw honey varietals are in flavor… On each product page, we have offered some taste comparisons to help, but another way to explain our honey is in seasonality. Just as maple syrup changes in color and flavor throughout the sugaring season, honey also changes inRead More

Camping Recipes for the Great Outdoors

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Going Camping? Don’t forget to pack your Runamok… From syrup-soaked griddle cakes for breakfast to smoked old fashioned campfire cocktails at night, a delicious adventure awaits! If you’re hitting the trails for camping and hiking this summer, don’t forget to pack the Runamok. Start your day off right with our traditional, smoked, barrel-aged, and infusedRead More

Sustainability Spotlight: Bird-Friendly Maple Project

By:  | | Certifications, Producer Spotlight, Sugaring
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The Bird-Friendly Maple Project is a collaborative effort led by Audubon Vermont that brings together Vermont’s maple sugaring industry with bird conservation. WHAT DOES “BIRD-FRIENDLY MAPLE” MEAN? While maple syrup can look and taste similar, it can come from forests that are managed in dramatically different ways…   THE CHALLENGE: The woods can be aRead More

8 Easy Summer Grilling Recipes Using Runamok Maple Syrup

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Summer is not quite complete without barbecuing. After all, there’s nothing like hosting a summer gathering, preparing a meal for friends and family, and bonding over the sweet and smoky flavor of barbeque. This summer, elevate your barbeque game with Runamok Maple Syrup. Our maple syrup is not only for drizzling over pancakes or waffles,Read More

How to Use Maple and Honey in Your Summer Grilling

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When we think of grilling and barbecue, we think of glazes that are robust, tangy, sticky, and sweet. Maple syrup and honey are the perfect ingredients for a touch of sweetness behind the spice. In place of the typical brown sugar or molasses – maple syrup and honey add richer, more complex flavors and areRead More

Frozen Desserts for Summer

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Chill out with these naturally sweetened treats! There are countless ways to elevate your everyday summer dishes with big flavor and a touch of sweetness. Maple syrup is divine over ice cream, honey adds a beautiful complement to fresh fruit, and our hot and smoky flavors were made for your grill. If you’re looking forRead More

Pollinator Week: Pollinator Garden Install

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As a honey company, pollinators are crucial to what we do. The way we see it, both maple and honey are products that work for a better environment, and not against it. Environmental responsibility is at the core of our mission here at Runamok. From solar panels and sustainable packing, to bird-friendly and organic certifications,Read More

Maple Grenadine Syrup: Everything You Need to Know

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Originating from the French word “grenade,” or, pomegranate, Grenadine Syrup is commonly known as a tart addition to many a favorite cocktail and mocktail– from a Shirley Temple to a Tequila Sunrise.  At Runamok, however, we’re known for putting a twist on classic flavors– and our Maple Grenadine Syrup is no different. A tribute to the original,Read More

First Day of Summer: Honey Recipes

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The summer solstice is finally here – it’s the longest day of the year and also the middle of Pollinator Week, so there’s only one way to celebrate: Honey Recipes! Here’s a roundup of our favorite honey recipes you’re going to want to make all summer long…             SHOP HONEYRead More

Pollinator Week 2023: Ways to Get Involved!

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Pollinator Week is an annual celebration in support of pollinator health that was initiated and is managed by Pollinator Partnership. Pollinators aren’t just bees they are birds, bats, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals that pollinate plants and are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food we consume. They also sustain our ecosystemsRead More

A Look Inside With Laura: Rediscovering Grenadine Cocktails

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Who knew an old classic could bring so much fun? Usually when we introduce a new product I create some recipes to give some guidance on how to use it. But when our new Maple Grenadine arrived in my kitchen, I realized there was already a canon of cocktail recipes to explore: Singapore Sling, TequilaRead More

16 Cocktail Recipes for Summer

By:  | | Product Guides, Recipes
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to trade in drinks meant to warm the bones for light and fruity summer cocktails. After all, there’s nothing better than taking advantage of long summer days with a drink that celebrates the sweet, fruity, flavors of the season. To get you started, we compiled 16 ofRead More

Behind the Bar: Classic Grenadine Cocktails with Emily Morton

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We visited our Runamok cocktail consultant, Emily Morton, at her cocktail lounge – The 126 in Burlington, Vermont – to reimagine some classic cocktails with our brand new Maple Grenadine. Emily Morton wears many hats: 2019 Vermont Bartender of the Year, jazz cocktail lounge proprietor, and walking spirits encyclopedia. We’re also incredibly grateful to haveRead More

Is Sugar in Trouble?

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Here at Runamok we are all about fun and good food but we also believe in keeping it real. If we have a great maple season, we will shout if from the rooftops but if it was meh, we’ll be up front about that too. This was one of those disappointing years. It wasn’t terribleRead More

Community Spotlight: Chef Dan Miele, Bluebird Barbecue

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We have built some great relationships with restaurants who use our maple syrup and one of our favorites is Bluebird Barbecue in Burlington, VT. Their chef, Dan Miele is a long-time fan of cooking with maple syrup and incorporates ours in both traditional and new ways. One of our favorites is his Brussel Sprouts withRead More

5 Ways to Use Our Strawberry Rose Infused Maple Syrup

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FROM THE TEST KITCHEN: FLORAL FAVORITES WITH STRAWBERRY ROSE   Back in time to celebrate spring and summer, this ever-popular limited release has a bright, floral sweetness that is delicious on pancakes, in cocktails, and drizzled over desserts. Made with nothing more than all-organic rose petals, strawberries, and maple syrup, it tastes like summer itself. SHOPRead More

Brunch Recipes for Spring

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There are so many reasons to celebrate in the spring – maple sugaring season, longer days, the return of sunshine here in Vermont, spring equinox, Easter, Passover, Eid, Mother’s Day, and more…   We love an occasion and, to us, spring says brunch. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite brunch recipes to elevate yourRead More

6 Types of Raw Honey Explained

By:  | | Honey, Product Guides
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    One of nature’s great natural sweeteners, honey comes in many different varieties and lends itself to some incredible flavors. As we’re always aiming to elevate your everyday food and beverage experiences, honey was the easy next choice for us. Not only is honey a delicious natural sweetener, but it also carries a numberRead More

News from the Sugarbush: March Update + Bolton Crew Profile

By:  | | News, Producer Spotlight, Sugaring
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As I’ve said in a previous update this is backcountry maple: remote, quiet, dangerous, sometimes lonely, and always beautiful. This is what I believe to be the new face of maple in our current climate shift. Maple has become less reliable than when I was a kid. It always seems to come on around townRead More

Honey 101: What Is Raw Honey?

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Our raw honey is about as close as you can get to tasting honey straight from the bee hive… Seriously! This is special stuff. When we decided to expand Runamok into nature’s other exquisite sweetener, we knew we had to start with the highest quality honeys we could possibly source. We dove head-first into a two-year searchRead More

News from the Sugarbush: February 2023 Update

By:  | | News, Sugaring
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NEWS FROM THE SUGARBUSH: BOLTON UPDATE From David Aronson, Bolton Woods Crew Lead We are around 4,000 taps left from being done on the Bone Mtn section of Bolton. That will bring us around 44,000 taps out in 7 weeks of tapping, in what I can only define as a backcountry maple forest. It’s notRead More

Collaboration: Burlap & Barrel Royal Cinnamon Infused Maple Syrup

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Meet our Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Collaboration Series: Royal Cinnamon Infused Maple Syrup   When the opportunity arose to do this collaboration with our friends at Burlap & Barrel back in 2021, we couldn’t say yes quickly enough. Burlap & Barrel offers a massive array of beautiful spices, equitably sourced from all corners ofRead More

Collaboration: Burlap & Barrel Smoked Star Anise Infused Maple Syrup

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Meet our Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Collaboration Series: Smoked Star Anise Infused Maple Syrup When the opportunity arose to do this original collaboration with our friends at Burlap & Barrel back in 2021, we couldn’t say yes quickly enough. Burlap & Barrel offers a massive array of beautiful spices, equitably sourced from all cornersRead More

Tales from the Sugarbush: How 80,000 Trees Untapped Themselves!

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Tales from the Sugarbush: Winter 2018  What happens when you have to tap 80,000 trees, twice? This is what we mean when we talk about “drama” in the sugarbush. While we do our best to be prepared for every variable that the woods and weather may throw at us, there are some things we haveRead More

A Look Inside with Laura: The Sorkin’s Visit to a Caribbean Cocoa Farm

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Runamok co-founder, chef, farmer, and author, Laura Sorkin, takes us behind the scenes in this spotlight series, starting with our limited-release Cocoa Bean. The family and I had the good fortune to visit Trinidad and Tobago this past holiday. While we loved the people we met, the food, and beaches, it was a visit toRead More

Maple Syrup 101: A Look in the Toolbox

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We have talked about how to tap a tree a few times here on our blog. This time around we thought we would get a little more granular and highlight some of the tools we use as a means of explaining what we do. Some are basic and others peculiar, but they all tell theRead More

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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NEED SOMETHING SWEET FOR YOUR SWEETIE? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the time to show that special someone you really care. Sure, you could just pick up another box of chocolates or flowers like every other couple on the block, but we all know nothing says “I love you” like aRead More

Breakfast and Beyond: Our Favorite Uses for Runamok

By:  | | Bitters, Honey, Product Guides
Glaze Craze Both maple and honey lend themselves to some amazing glazes. They provide just the right touch of sweetness when paired with savory, salty, spicy, umami flavors that are perfect over meat, vegetables, noodles, and more. A few of our delicious glazed recipes: Broiled Salmon with Smoked Maple and Dijon Fried Brussels’ Sprouts withRead More