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Farming

So Much More Than Good Food

Jun 14, 2024 | Melinda McArthur

This year’s Headwaters Farm Fresh guide helps you truly embrace the local field-to-fork movement.

Northern Connections – Tackling Food Security in Arctic Communities

Nov 27, 2023 | Liz Beatty | Environment

Two Headwaters residents are working with Indigenous people on innovative programs to enhance food security in the Far North.

In Retrospect – Summer 2023

Jun 16, 2023 | In The Hills | Environment

On our 30th anniversary, we dig into our archives to reflect on the recurring themes of aggregates and agriculture.

Regenerating Our Relationship with the Land

Jun 16, 2023 | Debbe Crandall

Pick up this year’s Headwaters Farm Fresh guide to get to know your local farmers and explore the beautiful countryside in our own backyard.

Compost Confidential

Jun 16, 2023 | Alison McGill | Country Living 101

The art and science of breaking down kitchen and yard waste to create your own blend of nutrient-rich natural fertilizer.

The Alpaca Whisperer

Mar 20, 2023 | Janice Quirt | A Day in the Life

Julie Broadbent spends her days tending to her herd of 10 fuzzy, rambunctious characters.

Daryl Hostrawser: Canadian Champion Plower

Jun 24, 2022 | Anthony Jenkins | Community

After waiting and practising for two long Covid years, it’s time to head to Ireland to compete in the World Ploughing Championship.

Seize the Local Moment

Jun 24, 2022 | Karen Hutchinson

We’re lucky to live in a farm region that cares so much about food and that is embracing new opportunities in food education and ecoliteracy.

Animal Rights in the Laundry Room

Jun 24, 2022 | Dan Needles | Back Issues

Two hundred years ago, my ancestors were tossed off the land during the clearances in Scotland and replaced by sheep, who ate less and could be sheared more often.

Green Thumb, All Heart

Jun 24, 2022 | Janice Quirt | Back Issues

A typical day for Nishan Kooner of 10 and 10 Garden Centre revolves around helping customers find the right plants – all while raising funds for Ukraine.

Farmers at the Table

Sep 24, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

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.

Meet the Farmers

Sep 24, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

Bert Tupling, Mike Swidersky and Darryl Burnett criss-cross Dufferin County tending to wheat, barley, corn, potatoes, cattle, sheep and more.