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Caribou Parks & Recreation Department, 2014 Take It Outside Adult Spring Series ~ Maple Sap House Tours

Posted Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:33 a.m.

April 15, 2014, Who doesn’t love the sweet smells of maple syrup as it’s being evaporated off during the process of making maple syrup. Warm days and cools night are the perfect ingredient for making that delicacy that we love to pour over pancakes, waffles and french toast. Maple syrup production has come a long ways from the days of horses crisscrossing the maple syrup trees and “syrupers” pouring the maple sap into a large collection devise. Travel with us and learn about the new techniques being used to collect sap and turning into syrup. Though Aroostook County is not nearly as famous as Vermont is in the production of syrup, we can lay claim to several significant syrup producers’ right in our backyards. Trip will depart from the Caribou Wellness and recreation Center at 9:30am and return by 3:30pm. Trip will include a visit to two maple syrup producers with a sit down lunch in between. $30.00 fee includes transportation and sit down lunch. Inclement weather date is Thursday, April 17, 2014.

FMI, Call Neal Sleeper at the Caribou Parks & Recreation Department at 493-4224.

Programs are for adults over the age of 18

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