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Harrowsmith Jr. – This White Tomato is the Icing on the Cake

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Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

Warm up with this heart, winter-ready soup.

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How Do You Stack Up?

An introduction to Scandinavian wood piling.


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Harrowsmith Jr. – Pumpkin-Shaped Rumi Banjan Tomato

This marbled-flesh tomato was a surprise that I found at a seed swap

City Gardens and Christmas Leftovers

Celebrating an urban harvest and the remains of the big day

December 2019 Free Books

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January 2020 Free Books

When you sign up for Harrowsmith’s free 3x/year newsletter, you’ll be entered into a draw for FREE books from New Society Publishers. We are giving away 6 books each month about the stuff that’s important to you: building chemical-free natural ponds, baking no-knead and sourdough bread or, how to design a light straw clay home. New Society Publisher titles are published […]

HOW-TO: Fix a Leaky Tap Yourself

A 90 second video lesson on how to fix a leaky tap. You'll know it all when you're done.

TOOL REVIEW: DEWALT 12″ Cordless Sliding Compound Miter Saw

A quick workshop tour of the largest cordless sliding compound saw on the market. See why I'm impressed with this 120 volt DEWALT saw and consider it a good value.

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Where the Stars Align in Canada

Our guide to the 10 best planetariums, dark-sky festivals and Urban Star Parks in the country.

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

Two conferences unpacked: one for women, one for the best of the best in agriculture

Press Release Toronto, Ontario on November 18, 2019 — Get ready to be fired up!

Harrowsmith Winter 2019/20 - On Newsstands Nov 18


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Easy Chicken Stock

Every good soup begins with a good stock: chicken, beef, vegetable or fish.

Muy Caliente!

Poblano Potato Bacon Soup

Labour of Love Salt Company

Newfoundland salt producers Peter Burt and Robin Crane are creating salt of this earth.


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The Christmas Shrew

The morning of the blizzard was the first time we saw the shrew. My fifteen year old son was in the living room admiring the warmth of our much needed masonry heater when a very fat toy like creature bounced and zoomed through the room.

Holiday Traditions at South Pond Farm

However you celebrate and whatever tradition is yours, enjoy and take a moment to simply enjoy the quiet and appreciate your own journey.

Christmas Chickens: a true story

Not every art school ends up with 7 chickens as models. Not every story has an ending like this one.

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