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GIIZHIGAT MAPLE PRODUCTS is a First Nation family owned/operated business situated on beautiful St. Joseph Island, Ontario. Crafting the finest quality 100% pure maple syrup, and they hope to share their passion and love for producing and consuming maple syrup by bringing it to your tables.


Deborah and Isaac initially began tapping their maple trees (about 25) on their current home on the Six Nations of the Grand River. Together with their 2 boys and Deborah’s Father, they would collect the sap and boil all day outside.


Their family has fond memories of sharing stories, lots of laughter and meals cooked over the fire. Deborah & Isaac are enjoying their new venture of making maple syrup on their farm on St. Joseph Island. When they purchased their farm, they had no intention of producing maple syrup; they just fell in love with the property!


In the beginning there was no intention to produce maple syrup on a commercial scale, but Deborah & Isaac couldn’t help noticing the opportunity their farm presented.  Fast forward to 2012 and Giizhigat Maple Products was born. The name Giizhigat (gee-jaa-gut) in Ojibwe translates to Day; Giizhigat is Isaac’s original family name prior to being translated to English by Government agents years ago.


To date, Giizhigat Maple Products produces and sells maple syrup. They also sell maple butter, maple candies and maple sugar.




Find out more about Giizhigat, their story and Isaac's teachings here!

Giizhigat Maple Syrup