Three Dufferin farmers sit down talk about what it means to be a modern farmer, the challenges they face and what they wish we knew about them.
Bert Tupling, Mike Swidersky and Darryl Burnett criss-cross Dufferin County tending to wheat, barley, corn, potatoes, cattle, sheep and more.
A drive-by primer on what’s growing in Headwaters.
Local sunflower and lavender farms are bursting with some of nature’s showiest blooms. Here’s how to enjoy them in person and via handmade products that capture the magic.
How cover crops, crop rotation and using livestock to fertilize fields puts local farmers on the front lines in reducing climate change.
As farmer Jeannette French notes, farming in Headwaters may always be a work in progress, but this community provides the motivation it takes to forge ahead.
Vegetable grower extraordinaire Karen Hollingshead uses galvanized steel raised beds and water troughs to hold her 35 varieties of tomatoes and other gems.
But the principles of head, heart, hands and health still thrive in Headwaters.
So we wonder, amid the disruption and heartbreak, what future is being born in this moment?
How local growers are tapping a surging demand for the tiny, tasty stems that pack a nutritional punch.