From bigger and better to smaller and smarter

by Ralph C. Martin As a wee lad, on our home farm, I was impressed when Grampa moved manure, ploughed in perfect patterns, and hauled...

Choosing the right plant

by Dan Driedger Scanning the web can quickly reveal a host of individuals and businesses who are selling plants at this time of year. Interest...

Flowers in your vegetable garden – try mixing it up!

Seems like people either grow food, or grow flowers. If they do grow both, we've been conditioned to grow them separately; we have the...

Grenville Federation of Agriculture held Annual Meeting

The Grenville Federation of Agriculture selected its new directors at their Annual meeting last week. The directors are; John Ashby, Nick Ashby, Kirstan Bennett,...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Baked Brie is another one of our family's favourites. We use it as an appetizer, but you can certainly...

Gardening: What does this even mean?

I was one of those kids who had no idea where or how a tomato grew! I have a great deal of sympathy for...

The Food Corner

By Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Time to get ready for the patio season. As a 5-C restaurant, “Cajun, Creole and Low Country Cooking with...

Sustainability: How exactly do I rewild a patch of my lawn or garden...

There's a lot of interest right now in rewilding. It's a pretty complex subject, and can mean a lot of things, from dismantling dams...

OFA addresses key priorities to enhance gri-food sector and rural communities

by Peggy Brekveld, President, OFA As we continue to work through this busy year, many farmers may find themselves so consumed in the daily demands...

Gardening: Growing Luffas

I used to think Luffa Sponges came from the Sea. I had never given them much thought; but, if pressed, I would have said...