Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gardening in Almonte: Almonte Farmers Market Opened on Saturday!

  I spent a delightful four hours Saturday morning at the Master Gardener table at the Almonte Farmers Market breathing in the tantalizing aroma of...

Stir-fried Chicken and Vegetables

by Susan Hanna Serves 4. Stir-fries are a great way to get dinner on the table in a hurry. This chicken stir-fry from Bonnie Stern’s Simply...

Patrick Caron: Renaissance Teen

“A man can do all things if he will.” -Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72)—the first Renaissance man by Heather Atkinson First Impressions I first meet 15-year-old Patrick Caron on...

Gardening in Almonte: Nature always wins!

Nature always wins! – very wise advice from local gardening celebrity Ed Lawrence. In the final analysis we have to adapt to whatever Ma...

Connecting Two Communities: The Friendship Oven Project

Fresh bread, cinnamon buns, pizza in an outdoor brick oven, yummmm! The Neighbourhood Tomato Community Gardens are excited to support the building of two wood-fired...

The Good Food Tour

by Gay Cook  The Good Food Tour is a new, deliciously, exciting walking, adventure company. It takes place in the charming town of Almonte.  The...

Gardening in Almonte: Rain disaster 

The inconvenience and delays to our gardening plans pales in comparison to the very real disaster that the huge volumes of rain are creating...

National Nurses Week starts tomorrow

May 8 to May 14 2017 is recognized as National Nurses Week in Canada As with most professions, nursing has evolved into its modern-day plethora...

Deep roots, wide spread – a tribute to Bill Barrie

There could be no finer memorial to Almonte resident Bill Barrie than to plant a tree.  Bill was a person whose influence spread far...

Asparagus and Arugula Salad with Homemade Hoisin Vinaigrette

by Susan Hanna I was very excited to see this terrific recipe from Paris-based (and Canadian) professional cook Lina Caschetto in a recent edition of...
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