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You wanna know why people are so good and neighborly in Sharon Springs? It’s simple. Given the choice between spending Sunday mornings repenting in church or chowing down at the Stone House Farm’s pancake breakfast makes being virtuous an easy decision. Fresh maple syrup dripping down steaming, fluffy all-you-can-eat pancakes might be hell on your New Year’s diet, but it’s heaven on frozen February earth. (For those less-than-righteous neighbors who need a little church time, the pancake breakfast is served Saturday too.)

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Stone House Farm is already nationally famous for their Jersey Girl cheese (which has been served everywhere from the U.S. Open to the White House.) But they’re locally beloved for their pancake breakfasts, served right in their maple syrup sap house. Thousands of folks drive, snowmobile and fly to Stone House Farm every season to chow down right next to the giant wood-fired evaporator that’s boiling down the sap for next weekend’s pancakes.

Yes, we said people “fly” in. As in: there are planes parked outside most weeks. Seriously. These planes aren’t decorative props. Check out the fresh landing gear tracks… 

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Oh, and like all great things in Sharon Springs…you can trace a direct line to Farmer John. Stone House Farm is owned and operated by John’s sister and brother-in-law, Patty and Tim Everett. And most weekends you’ll find John’s father Harold manning the door, along with a few other of John’s sisters, nieces & nephews helping out with the packed tables.

We’ll be honest…it’s tough for us to come up with many reasons to visit Sharon Springs during the coldest months of the year… but…this is the only time of year you can get a famous Stone House Farm breakfast. Cuz the pancake batter only pours while the sap is running…and that’s only between February and April.

Check out more photos below and plan your trip now. We’ll tell Harold to give you a seat next to the evaporator. (It’s the warmest place in Sharon Springs.)

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  • By: Kristen Rutledge

    It is a wonderdul place to stop and have breakfast! My mom and and I stopped there one morning on one of our day trips to Sharons Springs. The pancakes and syrup are delicious. It is a nice, friendly, “back in time” setting where the simple things are still appreciated. I hope I can make it to one again sometime. And just like Farmer John, his family was very welcoming.

  • By: Helen Wolff

    What are your hours on Saturdays for the breakfast and how far or what is the location of Stone House Farm?

  • By: joy wood

    BRENT, MY GOODNESS, SUCH A GOOD PICTURE OF YOU WITH THE OLD GENT . YOU LOOK LIKE A MOVIE STAR, ONLY BETTER. NOW, JOSH, DON’T GET JEALOUS, YOU ARE CUTE AS A BUTTON TOO. LOVE THE WEBSITE, TIME FOR ME TO PLACE AN ORDER. JOY WOOD

  • By: Willie Mae deGraffenried

    I love the pictures you all took.. Makes me want to be there with you on the farm. I am not a farm lady but i would be willing to help with anything you need done.. I wish I could but I can’t.
    Live in Floriday… I love your show and I try to watch it every chance I can..

    Tell John he really has a big family now I hope he has help with them..
    Love John seeming like a nice person…

    Take Care and God Bless You all.

  • By: Betty Fox

    Had one of those pancake breakfasts a couple of years ago—-sooo good—-nothing like real maple syrup !!

  • By: Donna

    Wow you guys are awesome and to share with that with us was wonderful !! I felt like I was there except now I really want pancakes ! Thanks again for sharing Hugs to you all !

  • By: Jack

    I’ve been buying their maple syrup for years now, love them. Grade B of course.

  • By: ConnieW

    OMG, I am slobberin’ like a bulldog!! I am SO wanting pancakes now! But not mine! I want them there at Stone House Farm, next to the evaporator! LOL! I love your community, your people, your down-home natural foods and merchandise, your sense of “we’re in this together”, and your salt-of-the-earth back-to-nature good-old-days way of living and running businesses and leaning on eachother and passing along the blessings. I envy everyone who lives in Sharon Springs! That’s real down-home AMERICA!

  • By: Sandy S.

    The photo of the brand new calf brought tears to my eyes! Such a tiny face and the wet curly new-born hair!
    And this is a different restaurant from the one John’s sister runs the rest of the year? Looks SO cozy!!

  • By: Sherry Reuter

    Can I purchase whipped maple syrup?! Thank you for sharing the local winter culture!

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