News — Milroy Farms

Come sample our breakfast

Posted by Robin Abel on

People ask if I've owned a retail store before.  Nope.  Do you make any of the food in your store?  Nope.  Did your previous career move you into this direction?  Ah, not so much.  Yes, it is a mystery why this former children's ministry/women's ministry/leadership trainer turned local product store owner. Let me solve the puzzle for you. I never had any intention of working for churches.  Before that, I was actually an event planner with a marketing background.  Yes, I have worked in retail stores for years which is how I paid for gas and food for a while.  But I...

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Maple Syrup ... my heart just skipped a beat!

Posted by Robin Abel on

I'll blame the years I spent as a child in Canada for my extreme obsession for real maple syrup.  Other than dark chocolate, there really aren't too many things that rate higher.  We go to maple festivals and have driven hours to see how it's made.  We even have a friend who tapped her own trees.  She didn't believe me when I offered to come help but we did a few times and it was great! Maple syrup is not hard to come by in PA.  The problem for me is mainly a distribution issue. So many of these farms are so small they...

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