Maple Sugar Pie is the story of Hazel Whitford and her family's past, told through old black and white photographs, we see the events that caused deep fractures in her family and her estrangement from her husband and all but one of her living children.
We also see the story through the eyes of Hazel's grandson Michael's wife Jennifer, who live with the elderly Hazel for five years. After Hazel's death Jen and Mike's future on the farm, and the small business Jen has started on the farm could be in jeopardy. Jen plans a reunion for the Canada Day long weekend hoping to reunite the family and to gain title to the farm. But will the estranged family want to return and will they be able to come to terms with the pain the events of the past have caused?