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Features Summer 2016 

 

The Milky Way

author/photographer: Roger Thomas

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LIFE ON A MODERN DAIRY FARM is not all peaches and cream. Spending a day with two local families offers many insights into their gruelling lives and fierce loyalty to family and tradition.

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Senator Billy Fraser: A Man with a Mission

author:  Orland French

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Pocketful of Sunshine?

author: Tom Cruickshank / illustrator: Tim Zeltner 

sunshine 184pxEVERYONE'S KEEN ON GOING GREEN, but a new solar farm in Hamilton Township – and others like it – is a microcosm of all that’s wrong with Ontario’s renewable-energy strategy.

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Good Vibrations

author: Denise Rudnicki / photographer:  Johnny C.Y. Lam  

good vibrations 184pxSHAPING WOOD AND METAL INTO MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS is a patient, poetic combination of art and craft, and fiendishly difficult. There are people in these hills renowned for such craftsmanship.

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Current Issue - Summer 2017

Watershed Magazine Summer 2017

First Words

Jane Kelly Summer 2017 home

A FEW WEEKS AGO, I SPENT A RAINY SUNDAY AFTERNOON watching a movie with my five-year-old grandson. It was an interpretation of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax: the triumph of a good guy over a bad guy..…... read more

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WHEN THE WELL RUNS DRY
I always enjoy Watershed, but the Spring issue was particularly interesting, especially Paul Dalby’s spot-on “When the Well Runs Dry”...

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david newland

contributor 1Writer, performer and speaker, David was named a Fellow of the Royal Canadian…

eileen argyris

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Eileen has lived in Northumberland County since 1971, and spent most of her journalism....

jeff bray

contributor 3Jeff has been in and around the food world for over 18 years He’s passionate about food – where it comes from and who makes it....