Fifth Town Films: Loving the Landscape

Independent filmmakers Ryan Noth and Tess Girard work on a tight budget out of a converted barn, but with encouragement from one of Canada’s best-known actors,…

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The Ups and Downs of Rural Internet Service

Having issues with your internet? You’re not the only one. Follow the stories of four local business owners and how they adapt to the vagaries of rural internet service.…

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Cornerstones of our Communities

Stop and smell the roses during this year’s Lakeside Gardens of Cobourg Garden Tour…and think about the cause it supports.…

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[Fence Posts]

A Halfway Henhouse

Every time there's a divorce in the neighbourhood, I get more chickens. Anyone who owns a pickup truck knows that whenever a……

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[Must, Must, Must]

What’s New and What’s To Do

Our Must, Must, Must section highlights a broad range of events, festivals, activities and galleries that contribute to the diverse character of the Watershed region

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[Beyond the Garden Gate]

Going Native

Planning and planting a garden with native species creates vital habitat for birds, bees and butterflies – habitat that has been slowly……

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[George's Pond]

Mr. Fixit

It was a typical early morning scene in the Smith household. There I sat, ensconced in my man cave-cum-home office…

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[Lovin' the Local]

A Showcase Of Locally Curated Products

We’re Lovin’ the Local: A showcase of locally made and locally inspired products that reflect the heart and soul of entrepreneurs rooted in Watershed Country

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[Watershed Presents]

Alberta the Maverick Province

Now more than ever, Canadians need to understand why Alberta marches to its own drummer. The Northumberland Learning Connection (NLC) opens its Spring series…

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The Magic Morel

Hunting for the mysterious morel is an art that requires an innate understanding of the woods, the weather and the winds of……

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[Field Notes]

Pileated Woodpeckers

Compared to the diminutive Downy Woodpecker that taps away at the suet on our bird feeders, the Pileated Woodpecker is enormous – crow-sized, with a wing span…

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[Watershed Presents]

Bee-ing Friendly

Emily Dickinson probably did not realize how prescient her poem “The Bee” would become when she drew comparisons between the hard-working bee……

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Motelier Pink

It was the spring of 2017 when the June motel first opened its doors to friends and neighbours. Lilac season had begun in Prince Edward County and the streets were lined with pink…

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[Cultural Currents]

Loretta Kaltenhauser

Using a bold mix of styles, Loretta Kaltenhauser manipulates and moves colour, creating texture and depth with her brushes…

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[Food & Drink Scene]

coup de grace

With the opening of her newest culinary venture, Enid Grace, Prince Edward County’s own It Girl has moved across the street to a bigger space where she can dig even deeper …

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[Joie De Vivre]

Linda Schyuler’s Serendipitous Life

Northumberland County offers a serene backdrop and a calming, secluded lifestyle that encourages creativity, and a welcome change of pace…

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Angus Thibault With Prince Wilks Circa 1900

Nineteen-year-old Angus Thibault of Cherry Valley was out hunting with a friend when “climbing over or through a fence, his hand slid up the muzzle of the barrel.…

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[first words]

Jane Kelly walking in Spring

When the odometer on my truck turned over to 300,000 km recently, I stopped and took a picture of the dashboard. It seems that after 11 years, you and your truck can become friends. But that friendship was tested last spring when I headed off…

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT Cornerstone is overjoyed to have the support of Watershed Magazine as a sponsor……

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Jeanne Beker

jeanne beker

A seasoned newspaper columnist and features writer, Jeanne was editor-in-chief of FQ and SIR magazines from 2003 to 2008, has authored five books and is a frequent keynote speaker and guest on myriad lifestyle shows…

Charles Bongers

charles bongers

As founder and creative director of Charles Bongers + Co., a boutique brand design and illustration studio with emphasis on eco-tech, enviro-nature, well ness and artisanal “of the earth” products and services…

Lonelle Selbo

lonelle selbo

After doing hard time in Toronto immersed in the journalism of music, travel, food, drink, arts, and culture, Lonelle moved to Prince Edward County to live her best life. She spends each day documenting the County’s…

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