How farmers in Newfoundland have increased small-scale farming
Fidgen’s attention to detail and his care for his tools shines through everywhere in the shop
True Confessions from the Ninth Concession
Sharing a little spot of fortune and peace.
Quebec homesteaders Marie Eisenmann and her family live off the grid in an earthship built 40 years ago. Here’s their story.
It gives me pleasure no matter the season or circumstances.
How to build a simple outdoor evaporating stove to make maple syrup
Raising and caring for chickens in the age of COVID has its own set of challenges.
Embracing energy efficiency and a modern aesthetic, this Ancaster, Ontario, home was custom designed for its owners
Where I live in rural Ontario, there are plenty of old-timers who grew up in old, cold farmhouses. They’ll all tell you that, as a kid, it was no big deal to wake up on a winter morning, go downstairs to the kitchen and find an inch of ice on the water bucket by the...
Wood stoves versus pellet stoves—which option makes sense for you?
An introduction to Scandinavian wood piling.
Sheep herder Sarah Loten takes us behind the scenes of summer pastoral work. Summer days begin and end with herding sheep on Drover’s Way Farm. It is a rhythm that is as ancient as the sheep farming tradition, dating back to 10,000 BC, when sheep were first...
Today, deep well hand pumps just make sense.
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve had a soft spot for metal. The possibilities fascinate me. Plunk me in front of a pile of lumber, and I’ll stare with that same mildly confused look that makes strangers come up to me and ask if I’m lost. With wood, I don’t know where to...