Baldwin’s Birds

Good day Dear Readers, I hope you are all healthy and well and starting to relax a little, as more of us reach the ultimate...

Food Corner

By Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Speaking of keeping warm: we are now down to highs of 10 to 12 Celsius and lows where there...

Food Trends in 2017

Submitted By: Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit With the start of the New Year, we can expect to see new...

Gardening through the Seasons

Summer's last Hurrah! by The Cheerful Gardener Unlike other seasons, we give Summer’s last moments a last ‘Hurrah' and a wave goodbye to an old friend....

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Yikes! I hate to say this, but the current Covid slump in the economy is reminiscent of the Great...

OFA sees protection of farmland as key to long-term food security

by Drew Spoelstra, Vice President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture For decades, farmers have been losing prime farmland to urban sprawl. I have seen several productive farms...

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,...

Cleavers cleaving to brushy backyards – Looking for Cleavers’ stories

Fred Schueler and Aleta Karstad, Fragile Inheritance Natural History The genus Galium is called Bedstraw because, back before mattresses cost $750, they were stuffed with...

Wild Ginger, Bloodroot and Volunteers

by Philip Fry As I wandered along our lane watching early wildflowers begin to show, it occurred to me that there are similarities between these...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I am definitely old fashioned. All that means is that I remember many of the treats we had in...