Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

The Rundown In this episode we talk about the changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world. I...

Why We Love Ayr, Ontario

Why We Love Ayr, Ontario

When I was a kid, we’d frequently pass through Ayr on our way from Paris, Ontario. It was a zigzag left-right turn off the appropriately named Swan...

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Stompin’ Tom Connors’ 3000-year Calendar

Stompin’ Tom Connors’ 3000-year Calendar

Back in 2010, the Canadian music legend Stompin’ Tom Connors agreed to share his 3000-year calendar with the readers of Harrowsmith’s Truly Canadian Almanac. He was a fan of the Almanac and a true Canadian hero. We will miss him.

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.

Funny You Should Say That

Funny You Should Say That

A salute to the local words, phrases and idioms that have added a distinct accent to country speech patterns for generations.

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.

Royal Welcome

Royal Welcome

Canadian Small Towns Still Remember The 1959 Royal Visit.

Remembering the Raw Emotion of Vincent

Remembering the Raw Emotion of Vincent

Perhaps no one completely personifies the fine line between artistic genius and madness quite so well as Vincent Van Gogh, who apparently committed suicide 125 years ago.

Welcome to the Napa of the North(east)

Welcome to the Napa of the North(east)

Annapolis vineyards are turning out some top-quality wines, while craft breweries have some excellent award-winning ales and lagers on tap.

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