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Bumper crop for apples in Essex County this year

County Road 34 will be temporarily closed in Ruthven Sept. 27 for the 35th annual Ruthven Apple Festival parade.

The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. from County Road 34 (Union Avenue) and Concession 2. 496 more words


Spanish Rice Stuffed Marrow

I don’t think I’d ever eaten a marrow before until now.   It’s one of those vegetables that everyone has heard of but you just don’t see for sale anywhere, or at least not in supermarkets these days.   624 more words


Meat, Fruit and Veg

On this, the occasion of my 100th post, I thought I would tell you about last weekend which was a weekend of firsts for me.  I flew back from Athens on the Friday, with my sister and her two daughters.  1,576 more words


Earth Mother

Growing up in the countryside I never thought I’d ever be a city girl, so I’m still kind of surprised that I’ve spent most of my adult life in cities and, god forbid, am bringing my children up in the suburbs surrounded by houses and cars, rather than by animals and fields. 342 more words


Blueberry Picking

Blueberry picking with my little brother before I head back to Mississippi. I absolutely love Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown, Rhode Island and was searching for any excuse to go back. 28 more words

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