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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Like sun shining when the rain is falling were the two nurses on duty at Huron Residential Hospice in October as they described how Huron and Perth s new palliative care home is a place to live life until death comes.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
It s an interesting time in Don Brodie s life. He s fit, active both physically and mentally, loves his wife Joan, his family and his home. He is quite content where he is at.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Not so long ago, silo towers dominated the countryside in Southwestern Ontario, but as agricultural technology changes, so does the rural landscape. These concrete towers are demolished or felled with equipment or dynamite into heaps of rubble, with nothi
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
I love soup.... all kinds of soup, thick and sustaining, fresh and full of vegetable goodness, rich and creamy, familiar and exotic, and every batch is a little different depending on your base and what is available in your refrigerator or garden.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
It seems that Dave Andrew can make beer out of just about anything. Fan favourite, Zesty Farmer , is infused with lemon zest. Spring Blonde incorporates ....
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Sage Martin, 13, was bored sitting at home. Seeing this, his Nana encouraged him to bake cookies as a treat for for his own family.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The pig was so quick it was almost out before it got in but the story of the Pig at The Boot has become something of local legend.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Spectators watching youngster and pig pairings in a showmanship competition at the Ontario Pork Congress this year might not have known the finality of that close relationship.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Stephanie Morrison worked in a retirement home earlier in her career and developed a love for older people. She knew about the elderly who don t want to leave their rooms, are reluctant to communicate and seem lost. That all changes when she brings her co
Monday, June 25, 2018
Ever since he was a boy, Clarence Dekens of Clinton wanted a herd of Texas Longhorns. He d only seen them on movies because in Huron County, there weren t many of this traditional western breed around.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
A surrogate herself, Angela Pickering-Peeters now runs a thriving surrogacy agency in rural Ontario
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Food documentary films farmers with pride in product and passion for food quality and safety
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Convicted fraudster Arlan Galbraith is the main character of The Pigeon King play at the Blyth Festival. However, as the theatre prepares for a second season of the hit play, the actor who plays Galbraith says the real story is about farmers.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
When a call went out for a chance to win a trip to one of the most prestigious beef cattle shows on earth, I jumped on it. As a beef cattle enthusiast, proud 4-H alumni, and partner in my family s cow-calf beef operation near Brunner, Ontario, I thought .
Thursday, March 1, 2018
He was wandering outside New Orleans pizza in Clinton when pizzeria owner, Judith Damsma, saw him. He had put his boots and a pair of socks on a picnic table, and was walking around the parking lot wearing a rather worn pair of socks. It was early winter.
Friday, February 9, 2018
There is more life under our feet than we can even imagine. In fact, there s a whole party going on there with a lot of eating and a whole lot of pooping. It s the eating and pooping that makes for healthy soils.
Friday, February 9, 2018
The misinformation among consumers really bothers me. Sometimes it keeps me up at night, says Wendell Schumm of Wallenstein Feed & Supply. To combat the rural-to-urban disconnect and present his pro-commercial view of food issues, Wendell chose to do so
Friday, February 9, 2018
The Lake Huron shoreline is filled with icy floes and the summer s ship-watching seems far away. Captain Sikander Kazi s ship, The Federal Baltic, was the last vessel to leave Goderich last year to navigate through the locks and reach the Atlantic Ocean b
Friday, February 9, 2018
Bryan Morton is passionate about old barns. In fact, according to family lore, he was almost born in one. More than half a century later, Bryan is combining his love of agricultural history and a desire to give back to his community by building Four Winds
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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