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THE STORY OF MAPLEAID

In the creation of Mapleaid, we sought the simplest solution to the conundrum of drink mix. In Ginger Mapleaid, we have just three ingredients: organic maple sugar, ginger, and sea salt. In Lemon Tea Mapleaid, there are only four: organic maple sugar, lemons, black tea, and sea salt. That’s it. Occa
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How To: What Sugaring Season Means for UnTapped

Here at Untapped we spend a lot of time talking about simple ingredients and all natural energy. Simple, natural products are taste great and make you feel better while being a little more environmentally friendly to boot. Nothing underscores that like the cornerstone of our products - pure maple s
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The UnTapped Story, part 3: Andrew Gardner

A Michigander by birth, and practically growing up with nordic skis on his feet, Andrew Gardner settled in Vermont in 2006 taking over the reigns as head coach of the nordic ski team at Middlebury College. Ted was graduating from the school at the same time, so a friendship was born on tw
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The UnTapped Story, part 2: Ted King

UnTapped co-founder, Ted King’s first career was that of a professional cyclist. Living and racing all throughout Europe on cycling's biggest stage, from the the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France to the hallowed spring classics, Ted served as a loyal domestique to some of the sport’s bi
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The UnTapped Story, part 1: Slopeside Syrup

Have you ever glanced at our logo and wondered What's Slopeside Syrup? That story starts in 1961 when Mickey Cochran installed a ski rope tow on his hillside farm in Richmond, Vermont. He and his wife Ginny cut a few trails allowing their four children to ski countless laps right in their b
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The James Bay Descent

In early February, four friends teamed up and rode fat bikes weighing nearly 100 pounds each, out onto the frozen James Bay in northern Canada, then back to the mainland and south along the Bay, totaling nearly 650km. This was a first of its kind, self-supported expedition along winter roads, the
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