Monthly Archives: October 2007

Farmers fed and watered for election ’07

It’s a beautiful late September afternoon near Picton in glorious Prince Edward County, and I’m among more than 100 members of the Canadian Farm Writers Federation participating in regional agricultural tours, as part of the organization’s 52nd annual meeting in … Continue reading

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Carving out a spot for small farmers

              When accomplished chef and restauranteur Yasser Qahawish of Guelph finally found a reliable and fairly local white asparagus supplier, his clientele was ecstatic. He had developed a simple signature dish with this unique Ontario food variety, and customers … Continue reading

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