Monday, March 6, 2017
Today? Or tomorrow?
Monday, March 6, 2017
Not your typical agvocate
Monday, March 6, 2017
Older plantations provide lessons on how to create new ones
Monday, March 6, 2017
How can we get rural arguments heard?
Monday, March 6, 2017
Of the bird and the beavers
Friday, February 10, 2017
There are many good reasons for planting trees.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Trees are a gift for wildlife, farmers and all people, believed teacher
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...