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Sap Starts to Flow

Hank Peterson finally had a chance to tap some of the area maple trees for sap last week as temperatures started to cooperate.  Photo by Chris Paul

Taste the Local Flavors

There’s been plenty of talk lately about maintaining the “rural lifestyles” of our communities. And while population density may be on the rise, one of the hallmarks of a rural community and of the New Hampshire countryside – local farmstands…

Tapping The Maple Tree

Hank Peterson, center, with the help of Andrew Perry, left, and Stephanie Marcoux tap into a maple tree on Buttrick Road last Friday, Feb. 22 to start the process of making maple syrup.

Maple Syrup Season Ready to Go

Hank Peterson has been “sugarin’” in Londonderry for 30 years and owns and operates Peterson Sugarhouse at 28 Peabody Row. Saying that the right mix – cold nights and warm days – are needed to get the sap running, he…