“Sugar Bob” Hausslein
"Sugar Bob" Hausslein has been making maple syrup with friends and family in the high mountain valley of Landgrove, Vermont for much of his adult life—long enough to see saplings he walked by thirty years ago bear buckets overflowing with sap. A former homebuilder and railroad man, in 2012, he took his love for sugar making to the next level by launching a business based on it, specializing in Smoked Maple Syrup and other savory maple specialties. In 2017, Andrea and John Ogden joined the company, bringing their incredible maple syrup srirachas. Together, the couples tap trees from several sugaring lots in southern Vermont and enjoy boiling the sap away all night long with their children and neighbors.