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Autumn 2008

Volume 15 Number 3

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Oil Matters

Sep 15, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

The provincial government has instructed our local municipalities to prepare for a massive population boom, but the influx could well be stalled by the “peak oil” scenario.

Letters – Our readers write: August 2008

Sep 15, 2008 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

First, I love your magazine. I often see articles that I pass along to friends, but the article in this summer’s edition entitled “Local Farm to Local Food to Local Fuel” by Tim Shuff has me very excited.

Oil Futures, Goo Goo Clusters and Judgment Day

Sep 15, 2008 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

Some 150 new candy bars hit the shelves every year, but 65 per cent of U.S. brands have been around for more than six decades.

Ron Pitts | Stardust Delights

Ron Pitts

Sep 15, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Ron Pitts is a two-time Emmy Award winning director, animator, and wildlife photographer.

Julie and Ralph Baumlisberger have been in the mushroom business for five years and now produce about 1.5 tonnes of the edible fungi each week. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Magic in Mushrooms: Windy Field Farms

Sep 15, 2008 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Magic in Mushrooms! So you think mushrooms are all flavour, no substance? At Windy Field Farms they have news for you.

Marvellous Mushrooms

Sep 15, 2008 | Sandra Cranston-Corradini | Back Issues | Departments | Food | The Country Cook

In our salute to the wild and cultivated varieties, we are featuring a creamed soup, a pie and a bruschetta.


Sep 15, 2008 | Linda McLaren | Back Issues | Departments | Environment | Headwaters Sketchbook

Tiny cones hang down at branch tips, over winter they will open and release seed.

Natural Enemies: Horse vs Automobile

Sep 15, 2008 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Just over a century ago the horseless carriage chugged into these rural hills and ran head on into a horse-reliant culture. What began as a novelty soon became a nuisance, sparking a battle for supremacy on the roads.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2008

Sep 15, 2008 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

Autumn is harvest time, test your fruit and vegetable trivia, going south from Crombie and float your boat in Headwaters.

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