Local Action Taken to Protect Our Roots

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Melodie Seto The Canadian landscape has undergone many transformations over the past centuries, but how many people can still remember what our land ofheritage used to look like? Tallgrass prairies in particular may be one of the less distinguished types of grasslands that made up the eastern part of our … Continue reading

The Harvest

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Lorraine Hughes “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 The summer is winding down, the nights are starting to get chilly and we gardeners are busy harvesting, preserving and canning … Continue reading

Ahead of the Curve: Local Farmers Produce Premium Beans for Export Markets

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Karen Graham There are hundreds of acres around the township planted with Adzuki beans destined for Japan. One of these farmers, Paul Shaughnessy of Bailiboro, began producing the popular Asian bean five years ago under contract with the Hensall and District Co-op located in southwestern Ontario which has managed bean … Continue reading

More Dialogue Will help Agriculture’s Threatened Reputation

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Karen Graham Going back just a few generations, most people had a direct connection to the farm and understood how the food chain worked. If you didn’t grow up on a farm, you had relatives or friends who did, so there was a basic understanding of what farmers do.  Because … Continue reading