Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The evolution of country music
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Dinner auction raises funds for pollinator habitats and river restoration
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Is our school system on our side?
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The gang at the Grill talk about the new world of pot growing
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Trees flowering indicates it will be a good year for seed
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
One woman s generosity the top-positive of Chicago journey
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Crop consultants may one day be called crop doctors
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
When muscles made rural life work
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Are country raccoons really dumber than city raccoons?
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Tallest wood building in the world nearing completion
Monday, March 6, 2017
Older plantations provide lessons on how to create new ones
Friday, February 10, 2017
There are many good reasons for planting trees.
Monday, March 30, 2015
By Lisa B. Pot A plate filled with mashed potatoes and roast beef in one hand, dessert in the other, I looked at the full tables in front of me, wondering where to sit. A kindly fellow, casually dressed in a sweatshirt and workpants, pulled out a chair.
Monday, March 30, 2015
By Kate Procter Food can be an emotional topic for most people, whether they admit it or not. It s not just about what nourishes and sustains us physically, food also plays a role in community and family, it is the glue that holds us together. It is...
Monday, March 30, 2015
By Keith Roulston A recent issue of Canadian Business magazine featured 30 big ideas and hot trends as opportun-ities for 2015. The good news for food producers is two of them involved food production. The bad news is that it s the kind of food...
Monday, March 30, 2015
The gang at Mabel s sit around talking about the dangers of sitting The world s problems are solved daily round the table at Mabel s Grill. Thanks, you saved my life, said Cliff Murray the other day when Molly Whiteside delivered his coffee at the...
Monday, March 30, 2015
By Lisa B. Pot You can t go wrong taking pictures of a Jersey calf. Doe eyes, delicate features, fawn-coloured hide and all the ah factor baby animals elicit in humans. But if you are a vegan on a mission to turn consumers off meat, such pictures are...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Kate Procter We are living in the information age. The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2004) defines that as: the current historical period, characterized by the capacity to store, retrieve, and transmit large volumes of information using computer...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Keith Roulston Did you vote in the municipal election last fall? Odds are you didn t, given that many municipalities patted themselves on the back if they managed to attract more than 40 per cent of possible voters to cast a ballot, despite going...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The world s problems are solved daily round the table at Mabel s Grill. What s this? George McKenzie asked Molly Whiteside when she delivered his bacon and eggs on a smaller than normal plate the other morning at Mabel s Grill. The dishwasher...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Lisa B. Pot She came charging into the office like a gust of wind intent on stirring up some action. And so she did. Mel Luymes is a force of nature and in a completely candid interview for this issue, declared I m not afraid to make an ass of...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Kate Procter Finally, finally, Harvest 2014 is a memory. There were days when I thought I would not get to write that or at least maybe not until 2015. But one good thing about bad times is the good lessons that come with them. While a lot of my...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The world s problems are solved daily round the table at Mabel s Grill. Christmas came early at our place this year, said Cliff Murray as he sat down at the morning coffee session the other day. Do you have one of those family things where people...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Keith Roulston Prompted by the actions of a couple of high-profile business leaders, the problem of finding a proper work life balance has been getting a lot of discussion lately. It s an area where farm families have an inherent advantage. Indra...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The world s problems are solved daily round the table at Mabel s Grill. What s this? asked George McKenzie when Dave Winston handed him an envelope at the morning coffee session at Mabel s the other day. It s the Christmas card for you and Martha...