Rob Berkvens is seen outside his Monkland store, holding a bottle of maple syrup. He explained how when an evaporator is purchased from him, he requests that a sample of the first boil is sent to him. Thompson Goddard Photo
Carolyn Thompson Goddard, grew up in Chesterville and attended North Dundas District High School. After completing her BA in Political Science at Carleton University she has worked as a medical secretary and library technician. In 2020 she graduated from Algonquin College with a diploma in Journalism and has been a reporter and column writer for The Chesterville Record for over 10 years.