Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

By Shannon Courtney Originally printed in Salty, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2016, saltyisland.com. Reprinted with permission. What do knitting, glee...

Why We Love Manitoba

Why We Love Manitoba

From flapper pie to snorkelling with belugas, this province is full of surprises—and dill pickle vodka!  Despite growing up in one of Manitoba’s...

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Outfoxed: The Decline of the Fox Farm Industry in PEI

Outfoxed: The Decline of the Fox Farm Industry in PEI

Who knew that sleepy Summerside, Prince Edward Island, was the birthplace of the prestigious worldwide fox-farming industry? In the early 1900s, over 8,000 fox ranches dotted the Island, keeping the rich and royal fashionably warm.

True Confessions from the Ninth Concession

True Confessions from the Ninth Concession

When I bought this little farm in the 1970s, I had no illusions about being a farmer. Even back then, the idea of cultivating a plot of forty acres...

Book review: Vancouver’s Street Farms

Book review: Vancouver’s Street Farms

Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier By Michael Ableman Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016, paperback, 256 pages, $41.95...

Story Chasing Along the West Coast

Story Chasing Along the West Coast

By Jocey Asnong I unroll the nautical map and imagine a ship struggling in a southeast gale as it navigates around the remote peninsula I trace with...

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