Cozy and Warm Wood Stoves vs. Pellet

Cozy and Warm Wood Stoves vs. Pellet

Heating a home is one of the most important considerations for those living in Canada. And while plenty of advances have been made in technology,...

How Do You Stack Up?

How Do You Stack Up?

A big part of heating well with wood is proper wood storage, and how you stack firewood is more important than you might think. I’ve been heating...

Need a New Home Heating System?

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.

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Drover’s Way Farm

Drover’s Way Farm

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...

Deep Well Hand Pump – Pump It Up!

Deep Well Hand Pump – Pump It Up!

Water is one of the essentials of life, but for the 5 million Canadians who rely on private water systems, this also means dependency on an...

Pounding Tin

Pounding Tin

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...

The Fine Print of Life as a Lightkeeper

The Fine Print of Life as a Lightkeeper

Necessity is the mother of all life lessons, not to mention inventions. This unoriginal thought crossed my mind when I examined my gap-toothed grin...

7 Best Wood Stoves for to Heat Your Home

7 Best Wood Stoves for to Heat Your Home

Key Features to Consider When Choosing A Top Wood Stove Compared to many other things in life, it takes a little more understanding and research...

Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs

Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs

Even if you’ve never entertained the notion of raising chickens, Signe Langford’s Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs: Keeping Chickens in the Kitchen...

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