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Farming

Rockcliffe Farm’s Free-Range Thinking

Jun 20, 2019 | James Matthews

Alix and George Bezak raise black Angus cattle, chickens and more at their Mono property, winning over natural-meat converts one farm tour at a time.

Life at a Flower Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

Meet the women behind the blooms at Petals Flower Co., Purple Hill Lavender Farm, Stonewell Farm, Broadside Flowers and Caledon Hills Peony Farm.

The Peony Pro: Caledon Hills Peony Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

Looking for a rare peony variety? Diana Hillman’s got you covered with rootstock from North America and the Netherlands.

The Florist Farmer: Petals Flower Co.

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

Melanthon’s Amber Swidersky creates lush bouquets with blooms just steps from her floral studio.

Sister Act: Purple Hill Lavender Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

How Emma Greasley and Jessica Ridding transformed the Creemore farm where they grew up into a lavender dream.

The Green Thumb: Broadside Flowers

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

Terra Cotta landscape gardener Amanda White’s own garden is brimming with foxgloves and dahlias.

The Doer: Stonewell Farm

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce

At Lee Anne Downey’s new lavender farm in Erin, small-batch products and intimate retreats are in the works.

The Meaning of Mushrooms

Sep 18, 2018 | Don Scallen | Food

The Fungus Among Us: The astonishing web of life beneath our feet.

The Garden of Erin

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt

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

Erin’s New Seed Lending Library

Mar 26, 2018 | Janice Quirt

Check out these seeds.

Maple Syrup Traditions in Headwaters

Mar 26, 2018 | Tony Reynolds

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.