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Life lessons from Grandma, gathered over 102 years

Life lessons from Grandma, gathered over 102 years

To the end, she still enjoyed a love story, the occasional chocolate bar and an alcoholic drink (for medicinal purposes!) each day

Give us our daily (gluten free?) bread

I’ve tried giving up wheat to lose a few pounds but I miss it too much when it disappears from my diet

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Historical harvest event met with sunshine and success

Antique tractors belonging to the museum’s collection were used to run the roughly 100-year-old threshing machines

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Ottawa’s tax changes could kill family farm

The federal government’s proposed changes to capital gains rules make it more difficult for a farm to stay in the family

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Students harvest an educational farm experience

The annual Harvest Day included students from Elizabeth Middle, Luseland and Westcliffe Composite schools

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The Accidental Farmwife Tribe is worldwide

I’m inspired by the farmwives (real or accidental) who have managed to produce something unique and special from their property’s bounty

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Trying to maintain my alpha status with the dog

I’ve been trained by a puppy. He has me scheduled and orders me to do his bidding with a simple whine

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Wasn’t that a party?

A great time was had by all, as was evident by the stray pair of underwear discovered on the lawn by the pool the next morning

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The joyful Zen of a well-tended, bountiful garden

Having a garden has enriched our diet, our appreciation of the natural world, and our relationships with family, neighbours and guests

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The new breed of chef is cooking with gas

The Farmer is already planning his next menu. It will likely be some candied meat dish – or meat stuffed with meat. Vegetarians beware

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