Manorun Organic Farm turns the business of farming into a family legacy with deep roots in the community
What is Frost Seeding & How it Works
The expert info you need to know to improve pastures & hayfields without tillage
DIY Homemade Quilted Stockings
6 ways to use preloved fabric to make your own stockings
How to Make a Sustainable Centrepiece
Build a fresh bouquet for your table that you won’t throw away.
How to Make Your Own Cleaning Spray
Save those citrus peels & save money by making your own cleaning solution
An Off-Grid Muskoka Cottage Built from Scratch
and By: Fran Smelko This fall, we received an excited email from a new subscriber, Fran Smelko. We love fan mail from our community and the stories that readers share with us about how Harrowsmith inspired projects big and small. Whether you attempt Signe Langford’s...
How to Build Your Own Root Cellar
Keep your harvest fresh without refrigerators and eat better for less
Need a New Home Heating System?
Even homeowners who heat with a wood stove often have a furnace or boiler, too. Eventually equipment like this needs to be replaced, but choosing well isn’t entirely straight forward.
How to Prep for a Power Outage That Lasts Longer Than 1 Day
Having the right generator, fuel and connections is essential
Jam Brings Joy
Harrowsmith talks to award-winning jam maker Lisa Swarbrick
Dimmer Switch Know-How
LED lights can be dimmed, here’s how to do it yourself
Fuel for Thought: A Guide to Heating Your Home
Compare the benefits of sustainable energy sources to the environmental costs of gas, oil, wood & electricity
Livestock Made in Canada, Eh?!
Today’s products, services and other exports are not the only things made in Canada.
The Great Powassan and Area Farmstand Tour
How a Group of Northeastern Ontario Farmers Put Themselves on the Map
A Model Home
Elegance and super-efficiency come together at standard custom prices for this Toronto home.