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Midway Delights! Photo by Liz Armstrong

Fall Fair Fare

Aug 19, 2011 | Nicola Ross

The traditions of the annual agricultural fair were brought to Canada by British settlers.

Highland cattle can withstand blizzard conditions and temperatures as low as -40ºC. Photo by Trina Berlo

Och, laddie! That is one fine steak

Aug 19, 2011 | Brad Holden | Back Issues

Highland cattle are chock full of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and iron.

Linda Pease, president of Stayner Meat Packers: “People want to be safe. We understand that.” Photo by Trina Berlo

The Case for Local Meat Processing

Aug 19, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

For consumers, improved meat safety sounds encouraging – but the transition to a more strictly regulated system has not been without casualties.

The little project that grew

Aug 19, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

Seven of the 20 individual plots have been rented for $25 each by area residents who want fresh vegetables.

Green Eggs

What’s With The Green Eggs?

Jul 12, 2011 | Cathy Bray | Blogs

Believe it or not, green eggs are GOOD for you!

Babycakes with friend. Photo by Rosemary Hasner

Eat Your Heart Out, Dr. Seuss!

Jun 16, 2011 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

Alpacas like llamas, prudently dole out kisses. After a quick assessment, they’ll smooch you right on the lips.

The Collins clan, from left to right: Julie, Elaine, Brad, Jim, Betsy, Dan and Becky.

Eat Your Spinach!

Jun 16, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Like Your Mom And Popeye Told You: Queen Victoria Baby Leaf Spinach comes from right here in Dufferin County!

Heritage Hollow Chickens

Our Meat Birds Have Arrived!

Jun 7, 2011 | Cathy Bray | Blogs

We have decided we want to try raising two different heritage meat birds this year.

The New Farmer – Field of greens, Brent brings home the lettuce

The New Farmer

May 14, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues

From big city to back forty, an urban couple leaves the world of cappuccino and concrete for a better life … on the farm.

Beekeepers

Valley of the Bees

May 14, 2011 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

Hockley honey comes from happy hives.

The Tea Lady of Caledon East

Mar 23, 2011 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Léna Valiquette blends her tisanes from the flowers and herbs she grows and dries in Hockley Valley. Her shop also carries a wide selection of true teas and coffees.

Yummy Pies!

Nov 20, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Goodness Me! What Yummy Pies You Make! Five cups of fruit go into each nine-inch, deep-dish pie.

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