Sunflower Festival: The Davis Feed & Farm Supply and Davis Family Farm
Jun07

Sunflower Festival: The Davis Feed & Farm Supply and Davis Family Farm

Sunflower honey is produced at the Davis Farm by the beekeeper’s twenty-two hives. The beekeeper harvests the honey while the sunflowers bloom, so it is pure sunflower honey. The honey yield is about 3,000 lbs. but is only enough to sell at the store. No sprays are used on the sunflowers thus making the honey safer to enjoy.

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Artist Feature: Urszula Hajdyla
Jun05

Artist Feature: Urszula Hajdyla

Urszula’s sensitivity to the people and environments around her is unique and very apparent. She feels a deep connection to nature and is extremely empathetic to the people around her. Her kindness toward others is palpable and admirable.

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Wasaga – More Than Just a Beach
Mar05

Wasaga – More Than Just a Beach

Welcome to the longest freshwater beach in the world!” proclaims the Wasaga Beach website. Comprising seven beaches, formerly independent communities amalgamated in the 1970s as one provincial park and town, Wasaga is the favoured destination for over two million people a year looking for summer beach fun.

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The Silver Chalices – St John’s Church, Elora
Mar05

The Silver Chalices – St John’s Church, Elora

The silver chalices are on display in the church. St John’s Church in Elora is a popular place to visit any time of the year to be inspired by the sounds of St John’s Parish Choir, one of Canada’s preeminent choirs, or take in a concert.

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Playtime, It’s Serious Work!
Mar04

Playtime, It’s Serious Work!

Whether it’s imaginative play or physical play, the games and toys that children interact with, from infancy through their pre-teen years, are how they explore the world. Play is a child’s natural means to learn and too often it is neglected in favour of the more structured desk learning that we depend on as a society

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Artist Feature: Ricky Schaede
Mar04

Artist Feature: Ricky Schaede

“I want to keep building my business and explore my own imagination. To make a living with a positive impact. To be my own entity, proud of how I’ve manifested my purpose and destiny. And the opportunity to give the keys of imagination to my students.”

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Naturally Merry and Bright
Dec01

Naturally Merry and Bright

Once we have put our gardens to bed for yet another year, our focus shifts towards holiday decorating – both indoors and out. At LittleTree Garden Market (off Hwy 6N in Fergus) they offer a number of items and DIY projects to help transform your home and property into a festive, winter wonderland.
LittleTree also carries premade bundles of their signature items for the customer who wishes to create their own container.

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The Magic Masterson Touch
Dec01

The Magic Masterson Touch

The Masterson Method, pioneered in the United States by Iowa’s Jim Masterson, is designed, in the words of Cheltenham-based practitioner Kathryn Reid, to “help the horse enter a parasympathetic state through our touch, by following the horse’s responses – knowing when and where to stay, and helps build communication, release tension, and build trust.”

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Ontario’s Winter Birds
Nov28

Ontario’s Winter Birds

Our cold winters in Ontario can be much more enjoyable if we care to watch some of the fascinating birds who thrive in our cold winters.
Please join me while we delve into some of these brave little creatures and their habits, likes and dislikes.

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ARTIST FEATURE: Unveiling the Artistic Journey of Robin Bobechko
Nov28

ARTIST FEATURE: Unveiling the Artistic Journey of Robin Bobechko

Robin has always been artistic, and an astute female entrepreneur. Her first career was in interior design and decorating before becoming a successful financial advisor for 27 years in her hometown of Orangeville. 

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Going to the Fair
Sep06

Going to the Fair

Fairs have existed literally since time immemorial. The earliest records date back to 500 BC in the Middle East.  Originally they probably started out as the main way people could gather to buy and sell goods; religion and worship were also part of it.

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Spit Happens: Harmony Meadows Alpaca Farm
Aug31

Spit Happens: Harmony Meadows Alpaca Farm

Spit happens. This is the motto imprinted on the back of the shirt of every employee present for “shearing day” at the beginning of June.

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Artist Feature: Barry McCarthy
Aug31

Artist Feature: Barry McCarthy

Power can be found in the simplest places; the familiar and mundane can catch our breath because we’ve finally seen it in the right light or time of day – the one that reminds us to really look.

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Casa Loma
Mar03

Casa Loma

The legend of Casa Loma and its prominent place in the geographic and historical place in Toronto is shrouded in mystery and confusion, perhaps perpetuated by the fact that it was indeed designed as a “fantasy castle” by an eccentric millionaire in the heart of the city, changing hands in ownership many times over the course of a century.

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Wychwood Park Magic
Mar03

Wychwood Park Magic

Wychwood Park is a few minutes drive and an easy walk west, crossing Bathurst Street, from Casa Loma along Davenport Road. It is a private and gated residential community of about 60 homes, that was essentially one of the first of the planned communities in Canada.

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