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Saturday, October 16, 2021

“We could be the garlic capital of Canada”

Jerry Winnicki is a farmer, not a doctor, but he is happy to dispense free health advice—at least when it comes to the nutritional...

Pick Your Own flowers say sisters

Budding entrepreneurs open up on Holland Road The VanderWeyden sisters have a love of flowers in their blood. Their father’s family emigrated to Canada from Holland...

Pelham siblings raise $2000 for school survivors

Lemonade and snack stand raked in the cash With six kids pitching in, you should be able to run a profitable lemonade stand, right? But the...

“Sunny Days Ahead”

Locals' video features in Hamilton Fringe Festival July 14 to 25 is the Hamilton Fringe Festival for 2021, with some 30 companies sharing their theatre...

Earl Clapp’s legacy lives on

Niagara Farm Metal Products under new owners Tillie Clapp is pleased to see her late husband’s business in good hands. Some 35 years ago, Earl...

The micro-cruise right in our own backyard

Port Robinson ferry back in service Brooklyn, Ashley, Ruby, Valerie, and Blake, all from Niagara Falls, enjoyed a family biking adventure one day recently, which...

REFLECTIONS OF A NATURALIST | Rattlesnakes in Pelham?

A while ago I heard a tantalizing rumour: on a rural property in Fenwick a rattlesnake had been spotted. It was, according to the...

Sweets are in, sours to follow

Wild spring weather results in delicious crop of cherries Bill Duffin, owner of Duffin Farms, characterized it as a “rollercoaster ride.” He’s referring to the spring...

Parry Sound journal—thoughts while kayaking

Day One – An idle mind turns to philosophy Paddling alone in the clear waters of Georgian Bay and area for a few days was...

Food insecurity affects 50,000 in Niagara

Small Scale Farms advocates food hubs over food banks Renee Delaney is the owner and founder of Small Scale Farms, on Lundy’s Lane in Allanburg,...