Come barbecue season, I feel like a cheerleader at a homecoming game. I don’t know about you but this year it seemed the grilling season was never going to arrive, but like all good things that come to those that wait, it’s here.Read more
Matthew Krizan, executive chef and owner of Mateus Bistro in Mahone Bay, NS, was the grand prize winner in the Taste of Nova Scotia Culinary Competition at the 2013 Saltscapes Expo. Matthew’s huge talent is surpassed only by his winning personality.Read more
In 2010, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) declared more than 970 Canadian lighthouses surplus. At the same time, the Parks Canada Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act came into effect, simplifying the process for groups to acquire—and assume responsibility for preserving—lighthouses in their communities. In the preceding decades, preservation pioneers often spent...Read more
From ice out in spring to the beginning of July, and again from August to late October, oysters are a big part of George and Marlene Dowdle’s life. The couple harvest and tend to their aquaculture leases on New London Bay, PEI, with the rising of the sun; he’s in...Read more
After putting it off for years, I finally got our septic tank pumped out.
It felt a bit like it does when you reach an age when it might be a good idea to undergo some mildly invasive medical test. After all, it’s a relatively painless exercise that will either provide...Read more