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Adventures in Beekeeping

Jun 21, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins

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

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

Farmers’ Markets: It’s Saturday Morning

Jun 21, 2017 | Anthony Jenkins

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

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

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

This Caledon farm has belonged to the Andrews for well over a century.

Dairy Herd SOLD

Mar 21, 2016 | Elizabeth Andrews

With the dairy herd gone, a farmer’s daughter reflects on memory and identity.

Züküdla’s Flaminglo Daily is formulated to ensure strong bones, healthy plumage and vibrant colour.

Zoo Food

Mar 21, 2016 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

How a local feed mill has become the go-to resource for zoos across North America.

A spring carpet in one of the Sants’ five greenhouses, 2015. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

George Sant & Sons Greenhouses: Sowing the Seeds of Family Life

Mar 23, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Back Issues

Sants Greenhouses is a sprawling five-greenhouse operation that helps beautify not just southern Ontario but all corners of North America.

Dave, Jason and Kelly Lyons and the goats at Escarpment’s Edge Dairy. “A goat has ten times the personality of a cow,” says Jason. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Next Generation

Sep 11, 2014 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

Farm kids are returning to their roots.

The Landman clan: (left to right) Grandparents George and Sytske, father Eric, Rebecca, Ashleigh, Josh, and twins Carter and Jesse. While Eric still “runs the show,” he is putting more and more trust and responsibility for day-to-day operations in the hands of his children. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Landman family: A recipe for family harmony with something for everyone

Sep 11, 2014 | Yevgenia Casale | Back Issues

We did it for the love of farming. The kids do it because they love it too, and see a future in it.

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