Thursday, June 22, 2017
A significant aspect of the annual International Plowing Match (IPM) is the Queen Competition which, for more than half a century, has been recognizing the efforts of Queens from local plowing matches.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
For the past eight years, Freedom Maple Syrup has been contributing to the Families of the Fallen Soldiers fund and, last year, the organization marked a tenfold increase in its annual donation over its first year.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
A dedicated group of some of Huron County s youngest residents has some big plans for a tent at this year s International Plowing Match (IPM), which they plan to fill with their even bigger aspirations.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
When people are looking to get where they are going at the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton this September, signs will be there to help lead the way thanks to Ken Scott and his dedicated signage committee.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Chris and Judy Lee of Walton wanted to curb their impact on the environment so they ve decided to build a passive house later this year.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Wingham Community Garden and Orchard has come a long way from its humble roots in 2012 to now annually providing hundreds of pounds of food for the North Huron Food Share.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton is just around the corner and the members of the beautification committee are looking to help community members spruce the county up a bit.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
With plans for the Goderich-to-Guelph (G2G) Rail Trail to serve as a cycling hiking highway for this year s International Plowing Match (IPM), work on the trail has ramped up in recent months.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Twenty-five years ago Lynda and Duncan McGregor ran into a problem with stinkweed plants in their backyard on the slope off what is now the Greenway Trail. The resulting solution created a unique garden that draws the attention and comments of passers-by
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Blyth s Friends of the Village gardening group has put its first year of maintaining Blyth s green spaces behind it and liaison Lissa Kolkman said the group has created plenty of memorable moments, but with many more to come as well.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The Discover the Gardens of Huron Perth tour is in its fifth official year of operation and aiming for a successful two-year program this year.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The 1978 International Plowing Match holds a special place in the heart of Beautification Chair Deb Falconer for a number of reasons.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Dodds family of Winthrop has been living and breathing plowing matches for decades. As a result, the majority of the family has received recognition both at home and abroad for their efforts in competitions, but also in bringing events to life.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The September, Huron County will play host to the 100th International Plowing Match in Walton. The last time Huron County hosted the match was in 1999. It is historically referred to as the Dust Match and Walton s Graeme Craig was the man who led it...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Idling transport trucks are being turned off. Gas-guzzling pick-ups are being replaced with electric cars. And thousands of trees are being planted as several local businessmen in the seed, insurance and agri-business fields
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The McGavin family s history with agriculture in Huron County and the surrounding communities goes back generations.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Monique Baan of Walton is one of Huron County s most active leaders in the 4-H program something in which she believes wholeheartedly.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Even in a tight financial year due to a number of factors, including hosting the International Plowing Match in Walton later this year, Huron County Council felt one project should be resurrected off of the funding scrap heap.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Huron County has a storied history of portraying the lives of farmers the stage, whether it actually be at Blyth Community Memorial Hall or on the threshing floor of a barn in Goderich Township.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Later this year, Huron County will play host to the biggest event on the province s agricultural calendar: the International Plowing Match (IPM). Warden Jim Ginn thought it was only right that a farmer lead the county through this important time.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
While the annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association is a great place to take in some antique agricultural artifacts, it s only one weekend a year.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
This year s International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton has been billed as serving up all Huron County has to offer. In the case of the Huron County Federation of Agriculture s food court, that will very literally be the case.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Jeremy Hanna, making maple syrup has been a nearly life-long avocation. Hanna, who owns Hanna Maple Syrup north of Auburn, said that he started producing maple syrup on his family farm in the mid-1990s, when he was in Grade 7.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tim Prior, a Brussels-area beef producer and businessman, is one of just over a dozen Canadian producers of some of the rarest beef in the world.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Tamara McMullen and Brian Wiley, running the Firmly Rooted organic farm started out as trying to provide for themselves and has grown into something much bigger.
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