2023 Free Gift Card Promotion

Dear Maple Friends, We appreciate you! Thanks for choosing Smoky Lake to be your partner in maple this past year. It means the world to us. This August, we are sending out special ONLINE Gift Certificates for SmokyLakeMaple.com to qualifying customers (see parameters below.) We would be honored for the opportunity to help you prepare […]

2023 Video Contest

NOTICE: THE DATES OF THIS CONTEST HAVE BEEN UPDATED! PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO ENTRY BY APRIL 20. FINAL JUDGING IS ON APRIL 21. Enter for a chance to WIN a $700 gift certificate for SmokyLakeMaple.com! (Details below) Enter Rules Charity Winners Contest Overview Create an original short video highlighting your Smoky Lake Maple Products (see […]


Maple Fever

An article that celebrates Smoky Lake and the American dream! Written by Amelia Compton Wolff, Insight Magazine, November 2022, Vol 15, No 8, page 54. It was like that American dream, starting in the garage like we were The Ramones.Angela Schumacher

Great Cycle Challenge

This challenge was completed on October 1, 2022. It was very heartwarming to see the maple community come together to support the Children’s Cancer Research Fund in this year’s Great Cycle Challenge. Smoky Lake was proud to match all of its sponsors donations dollar for dollar, for a total of $1295.30. Overall, The Great Cycle […]

2022 Gift Card Promotion

Dear Maple Friends, So often, we hear our customers tell us that the maple season is about MORE than maple syrup. It’s about quality time spent with family and friends. It’s about reconnecting with nature. It’s a celebration of that hard work which yields such sweet rewards.  Indeed, there is something about maple that prompts […]


Phelps Maple Fest – Maple Syrup Contest Results

Date/Location of the Fest: Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Phelps, Wisconsin Host/Coordinator of the Fest: Phelps Chamber of Commerce (Laura Boll, Executive Director) Facilitators of the Maple Syrup Contest: Smoky Lake Maple Products (Angela Schumacher, Alysha Karstetter, Jennie Blohm) Celebrity Taste Testing Judges: (Pictured above) Tipsy Housewife, Meteorologist Devin Biggs, Alice in Dairyland (Julia) CONTEST […]


Remembering Steve Mader

Our hearts are all extremely heavy today as we mourn the passing of our friend and coworker, Steve Mader. Steve was one of Smoky Lake’s first employees, joining our team while we were still working out of a residential garage. It was just a few months ago, that the entire Smoky Lake crew — including […]


There’s No “I” in “Boardwalk”

On June 9, 2021, the crew at Smoky Lake Maple Products came together for its Annual Volunteer Day. This year, they were presented with their most monumental Volunteer Day assignment to date. Naturalist Louie Lecker at the Brillion Nature Center was under the gun to remove 1/4 mile of old boardwalk in preparation for a […]

Thank You, Veterans!

Thank You, Veterans!

This May, Smoky Lake is excited to honor our veterans by donating a portion of all sales to Puppies Behind Bars. This nonprofit organization provides service dogs to wounded war veterans and first responders. The organization is very unique because the puppies are raised by prison inmates. It is a therapeutic and uplifting opportunity for […]