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Notes from the Heart...Live Free and Wine

Sunday, June 13th 12-5pm
Flag Hill Winery & Distillery
Route 155 - Lee, NH

New Hamphire? Wine? Yup!  Taste New Hampshire's wines at a "Live Free and
Wine" festival in Lee, NH on June 13.  Advance tickets can be purchased for $10 at
participating wineries or online at
Zorvino.com.  Tickets at the door will be $15.  
Ticket price includes admission to event,  live music, 1 souvenir wine glass and 10
sampling tickets.  All attendees must be at least 21 years of age. All guests will be
asked to show ID, be prepared to have a valid form of ID at the entrance.  Event
coordinators encourage everyone to plan ahead by carpooling with designated
Please do not drink and drive!  For more info: Live Free and Wine in NH

This Week's Stories:

Feature: Got Skunks? Tips on What to Do...
There is something oddly adorable about skunks. They are compact, have
wonderfully unique markings and don't walk so much as waddle forward from
side to side...

Garden: How to Grow Strawberries
A real joy of edible gardening is being able to pick your
own strawberries that you grew yourself.  Growing your
own you'll usually save money, know what chemicals, if
any, are on your berries, get some good exercise
and relaxation, and usually have plenty to easily store
for later....

Recipe: Cold Rhubarb Tea
Rhubarb freezes well for pies, and our stash of frozen rhubarb lets us enjoy this
refreshing tea throughout the summer. Now that rhubarb is at its peak, give this a
try; this will likely become an easily prepared family favorite, perfect for picnics
and barbeques...

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Thanks for stopping by The Heart of New England!

Marcia Passos Duffy
Publisher & Editor
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Keep berries longer, wash in 75% water, 25% white vinegar solution. Drain in a
colander and rinse with water.
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May 18, 2010
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Greetings from
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Notes from the Heart:
Live Free & Wine

Got Skunks?

Growing Strawberries

Cold Rhubarb Tea

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