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Farming

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 | Back Issues | Departments | Homegrown in the Hills | Spring 2011

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 | Back Issues | Departments | Homegrown in the Hills | Winter 2010

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

Closing the divide between farm and plate

Sep 13, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | Homegrown in the Hills

Closing the divide between farm and plate: I grew up believing that my part of the Niagara Escarpment wasn’t much good for farming. Gord McArthur sees things differently.

Caledon’s Whole Village produce is available at the Orangeville Farmers’ Market on summer Saturdays. Photo by Rosemary Hasner.

Grow Local

Jun 15, 2010 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

In these hills growing your own food seems to come with a renewed sense of purpose. Monica Duncan visits several kinds of local vegetable gardens – some of them new, some long established – and talks with the growers.

Palgrave Community Kitchen

Jun 15, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Back Issues | Departments | Homegrown in the Hills | Summer 2010

Palgrave’s certified commercial kitchen is open to cooks, caterers and community groups.

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