Burr Morse is a seven-generation Vermont hill farmer. He and his wife, Betsy, presently own and operate Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks in East Montpelier, Vermont. He has worked full time at Morse Farm since graduating in 1971 from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant and Soil Science. During his tenure, Morse Farm has grown from a diversified vegetable/beef cow/maple farm, to an internationally known tourist destination and cross country ski center with a visitation of 450 tour buses and a total of 60,000 people yearly.
He is the author of three books, Sweet Days and Beyond, Golden Times, and Sugar Words: Musings from an old Vermonter. He pens the bi-weekly email newsletter News from Vermont, and a bi-weekly newspaper column Burr's Whittlings. He and Betsy have two grown sons, Robinson and Thomas.