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...

Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Your name? Colleen Jones. Home (or adopted) town? Halifax, Nova Scotia. Population? We are the ultimate little big town: around...

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Small Ponds featuring Hayley Wickenheiser

Small Ponds featuring Hayley Wickenheiser

Your name? Hayley Wickenheiser. Home (or adopted) town? Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. Population? 20,000. Years in residence? 12. Where do you live...

Harrowsmith Almanac 2019

Harrowsmith Almanac 2019

Fall in love with Harrowsmith’s 2019 Almanac… This edition is full of nostalgia! Have you ever wondered about the history of the annual Milk...

I heard it through the grapevine

I heard it through the grapevine

Climate change doesn’t play favourites. Ask anyone in sub-Saharan Africa or Greenland. Beekeepers, strawberry farmers, almond growers, balcony...

Small Ponds featuring Calvin Vollrath

Small Ponds featuring Calvin Vollrath

Your name? Calvin Vollrath. Home (or adopted) town? St. Paul, Alberta. Population? 5,000. Years in residence? 18 years. Where do you live now? St....

Hope River Farm, P.E.I.

Hope River Farm, P.E.I.

By Terry Dawes Reprinted with permission from Salty, Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2017, saltyisland.com Nancy Sanderson’s 98-year-old grandmother...

The respite of an afternoon tea

The respite of an afternoon tea

When we break from the busyness of the day and jump off the treadmill, cup in hand and perhaps under the shade of a tree, tea time is a respite....

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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