Pancake breakfast at Fowler Park


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – The Vigo County Parks Department hosted their 27th annual Pancake Breakfast Saturday at Fowler Park.

For just $5 folks were served a large stack of pancakes and sausage. But the specialty was the pure maple syrup.

For the Parks Department it’s their opportunity to showcase to the community the syrup that is made on site at Prarie Creek Park.

And making that syrup isn’t easy.

“It’s a very labor intensive process. It takes about 40 gallons of sugar water to produce one gallon of maple syrup,” said Kara Kish, superintendent Vigo Count Parks Department. “Our guys have been working hours and hours and hours every single year to produce this maple syrup, so this is our opportunity to showcase it.”

Proceeds from the fundraiser go to improving county parks.

And you can still try out the breakfast Sunday morning from 8 until 1 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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