Fulton County Chamber of Commerce
2017 Agricultural Business of the Year

Five generations, Mud Road Sugar House has grown from an 800 tap operation to a 4000 tap operation
and is still family owned and operated by Vern Duesler III (Maggie), son, D.J. (Erica),
son, Chad (Lindsay) and grandchildren Bradyn, Olivia, and Brice.

"Taste the sweetness of nature"


olivia helping

the duesler family

family tree tapping

fun in the sap house

award winning products


1965-1972: Mud Road Sugar House original building was built. (Vern Sr., Vern Jr & Vern III)
1976: The Kitchen & Storage was added on.
1979: The Wood Shed was built.
1991: The Front Addition was built. (Vern Jr., Vern III, Vern IV (DJ), Chad & Uncle Ron)
​2001: R.O. Room was built along with a remodel of the Kitchen & Storage. (Vern Jr., Vern III, Vern IV (DJ) & Chad).
2006: Upgraded the business with a new Filter Press.
​2008: Invested in a shiny new Evaporator & DJ was handed the reins as the Main Boiler status! 
2012: Invested in the brand new Rotary Vein Vacuum System. (Vern III, Vern IV (DJ) Erica Hime & Brad Gillian)
​2013: An R.O. Expansion Kit was added.
2018: Additional vacuum system was installed.
2019: Expansion with new sugar bushes being added.