The Harrowsmith Team
More than 40 years ago, in 1976, James Lawrence pasted together the first edition of Harrowsmith magazine on his kitchen table in rural Ontario. Totally unique, it was the first Canadian magazine to focus on organic living, alternative energy sources, and a country lifestyle. Lawrence’s ode to back-to- the-land virtues quickly attracted legions of fans and soon became Canada’s bible for rural living.
Loreena McKennitt’s Tour of Morden, Manitoba

Loreena McKennitt’s Tour of Morden, Manitoba

Loreena McKennitt is one of Canada’s most successful international artists, having sold more than 14 million albums around the world and achieved gold and multi-platinum status in more than 15 countries.

Harrowsmith Goes to Soupfest!

Harrowsmith Goes to Soupfest!

Catch our publisher, Yolanda Thornton, chatting with the soupsational Marty Galin at the Holland Marsh Soupfest.

ISON: The Exasperating Comet

ISON: The Exasperating Comet

We asked Robert Dick, our Astronomy Editor, for his take on Comet ISON, the bright light in the sky which seems to be exasperating night-sky watchers and failing to become “The Christmas Comet” / “Comet of the Century” that it was supposed to be.

Water Tight

Water Tight

Lessons from a plumbingfree home

The Small Halls of Fame

The Small Halls of Fame

Rural Canada has produced some of the world’s finest athletes. Here’s a look at a few of Canada’s small town halls of fame that keep their memories alive.

First Aid Through The Ages

First Aid Through The Ages

The Almanac presents 3 ways to heal the everyday injuries of country life, from bee stings to poison ivy: an old-fashioned approach, a modern home remedy, and doctor’s orders.

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