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Friends Program auction returns May 2

The Friends Program has been matching volunteers with community members in need since 1975. Over the past decade, its fundraising auction has been an annual tradition for the Who’s Who of Concord. This year will be no different. The 2014 auction will take place May 2 at the Grappone Conference Center. Doors open… 0

April 29, 2014

We tagged along as Havenwood residents learned to make maple syrup

There’s a strong probability that Tuesday morning’s meal wasn’t the first pancake breakfast ever to be held at Havenwood Heritage Heights. But it was more than likely the first one starring maple syrup harvested from trees on the Havenwood campus – by residents. By the time residents chowed down – full disclosure:… 0

April 29, 2014
We tagged along as Havenwood residents learned to make maple syrup

We tagged along as Havenwood residents learned to make maple syrup

Keith was no sap for following the progress of this sweet project from beginning to end. We’re out of syrup puns. 0

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A Mickey Mouse pancake. 0

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Maple candies. 0

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Syrup at Mapletree Farm. 0

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Pancakes smothered in Havenwood-made maple syrup. We may or may not have eaten them in about 30 seconds. 0

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The finished product, one official gallon of homemade maple syrup. 0

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Wilber checks the sugar content of the sap at his sugar shack. 0

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Some of the taps produced a steady drip. 0

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