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Maple Sugar – Friendship Gardens

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/27/2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Friendship Botanic Gardens

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     Annual Maple Sugar Time Demonstration Returns to Friendship Botanic Gardens Sunday,   from 11am to 3pm CDT.

     Friendship Botanic Gardens will host a free afternoon of winter wilderness discovery at the annual Maple Syrup Time Demonstration, where visitors can walk through old-growth woodland trails before stopping by the maple sugaring station to learn how the early inhabitants of North America produced maple syrup.

     Long-serving garden volunteer Jude Rakowski will demonstrate the processes of harvesting and boiling Red Maple sap to make a foodstuff that was crucial to the survival of the early settlers.

     Rakowski is a dedicated garden steward who gathers and chops wood the entire year to fuel the fires used to boil the maple sap.

     Friendship Botanic Gardens (a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization) is a community treasure and an oasis of formal gardens and wooded nature trails tucked in an old-growth forest surrounding Trail Creek.

It is located at 2055 East US Highway 12, Michigan City, IN 46360. For more information, contact us at events@friendshipbotanicgardens.org or visit their Facebook page.

IMPORTANT: This event is very dependent on weather conditions. Please check www.friendshipgardens.org or call 219 878 9885 for information about rescheduling in the week prior to 2/24.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.