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A sunny spring day gets students Sarah Baker, Megan Crane, Maggie Claus, Mikayla Clarke and Amanda Cote outside to plant fast-growing crops such as red leaf lettuce, spinach and kale. Photo by James MacDonald.

The Garden of Erin

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Farming

Teens get the dirt on food and farming at Erin District High School.

Erin’s New Seed Lending Library

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Farming

Check out these seeds.

Maple Syrup Traditions in Headwaters

Mar 26, 2018 | Tony Reynolds | Farming

Sugaring off is a time-honoured ritual in the hills.

Field Notes for Spring 2018

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

Plant a pollinator garden, go for a farming grant and tap your inner naturalist.

On our summer 2017 cover, honeybee on viper’s bugloss. Photo by Debbie Gray.

Meet Mulmur’s New Beekeepers

Jun 21, 2017 | Tralee Pearce | Farming

How the Heritage Bee Company is boosting the honeybee population in Headwaters and inspiring newbie beekeepers.

Adventures in Beekeeping

Jun 21, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

Anthony Jenkins on how he dove into beekeeping head first – and emerged (relatively) unscathed.

Headwaters Farm Fresh Guide And Map

Headwaters Farm Fresh Map

Jun 21, 2017 | In The Hills | Farming

A guide to local food producers in Dufferin, Caledon and Erin.

Farmers’ Markets: It’s Saturday Morning

Jun 21, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins | Farming

They come rain or shine, May through October, to mingle with friends and neighbours.

Not in a hurry? Growing your own mushrooms might be for you. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

How to Grow Mushrooms

Jun 20, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

Not in a hurry? Growing your own mushrooms might be for you.

Heatherlea’s large new market opened this spring. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Heatherlea Farm Shoppe

Jun 20, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

With its own livestock and in-house butchers, this Caledon farm reinvents traditional food production in a shiny new market.

Longtime resident Brenda Dolling takes a rare break in front of the property’s heritage barn. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Many Parts Make a Whole Village

Jun 20, 2016 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

Caledon’s first ecovillage celebrates 10 years of sustainable living.

The Adamo family, Mario, Nancy, John Paul and Julie in the vineyard. Lose your bearings for a moment and you’d swear you were in one of Europe’s stunning wine regions.Photo by Pete Paterson.

A Vineyard Grows in Hockley

Mar 21, 2016 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

How Mario Adamo’s Italian roots – and love of fine wine – spurred his family’s next big adventure.

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