The young women who saved the WWII crops and getting seeds in early
“There is a Season turn, turn, turn…”
In 1912 the eccentric (and fictional) Canadian inventor, Thaddeus Barnes set out on a unique journey across Canada. His mission? To hide six copper cylinders containing pieces of a brass key. The fully assembled key would unlock Barnes’ safe, a safe full of his...
Dundas, Ontario looks like a prosperous town. It has a high-end grocery, an excellent cheese shop, a thriving coffee house and one of the best restaurants in the Hamilton area. But, it doesn't have a brewery, yet. Ed Madronich wants to change that. Back when he was in...
One of the best things about summer is the fresh ingredients that you can just pluck straight from the earth. But what is to come of the strawberries that have sat around a day or two too long or that linger at the end of the season after you have eaten berries daily? This refreshing Mexican drink uses those less-than-perfect fruits in a way that lets them shine.
Many believe that the ancient Romans were the first to start growing them
A mixture of air, water, minerals and countless microorganisms, dirt, or, more precisely, soil, is the thin outermost layer of the Earth’s surface. But as with our own skin, we can’t live without it: everything we eat comes from soil, either directly or indirectly,...
Harrowsmith’s Almanac takes a wide-ranging look at 2016.
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