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Home Grown: April 2013 Archives

Wild Boar raised in New Brunswick!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

boar.jpgRinie Pijnenburg moved to the province from Holland with his wife to set up New Brabant Wild Boar. Together they're raising some 300 free-range animals on 140 acres near Sussex!

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Local food creates jobs

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Buying local is a great way to secure jobs, but when it comes to food there are a number of barriers that prevent more locally produced food from getting to consumers. Levi Lawrence of Real Food Connections explains the issues.

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Miel N-Bee Honey in Charlo

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

honey.jpgRetired teacher Jacques Levesque has turned his busy hobby into a thriving enterprise. His 200 hives produce 20,000 pounds of honey products a year and he even invites the public in to watch the bees at work at his Charlo Honeyhouse.

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