Dave & Barb Cook
Pure Wisconsin maple syrup and Christmas trees
The land at Cooks' Woods near Fennimore, Wisconsin, has produced food for more than 100 years; corn and soybeans still grow on most of the farm's acres. In 1995, Dave Cook and his wife Barb started planting Christmas trees in some of the farm's unused pastures and a few years later began to tap a small number of maple trees in the east woods. Today around 25,000 trees are growing on the farm and more than five hundred taps are placed in the woods each spring.
Visit our table at the Mineral Point Market for containers of pure Wisconsin maple syrup in several shapes and sizes. We at Cooks' Woods also want to welcome you to our farm during the sugaring and Christmas seasons. On the last Saturday of March we host an open house for tours of our maple syrup operation; new crop maple syrup is also available for sale. The farm opens on the Friday after Thanksgiving for Christmas tree sales and remains open daily until Christmas week. Holiday greenery made on the farm is displayed and sold at the farm during the season. More information about our trees, greenery, and maple syrup is available at our website or by calling our farm.