Tag Archives : sustainable farming


Brothers and business partners, Kyle and Bryan Maynard find symmetry with sustainable potato farming practices Potatoes and Prince Edward Island. Impossible to separate one from the other—the famous PEI potato has become a part of our landscape, literally and figuratively. Fields planted in row upon row of potatoes criss-cross the Island, processing plants dot the landscape, and farm machinery lumber…

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Matt Dykerman: running a split operation farm Why do you choose to do what you do? For some, work is not ‘work’ at all but rather, getting paid to do what they love to do; for others, work is a full time, teeth-gritting, clock-watching event endured for reasons merely logistical in nature. The truth of it is that there are…

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A Simple Farmhouse

The rustic charm of Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead in Orwell, PEI offers a welcome place of respite that will feed the soul and fill the belly. The historical property is best known as the homestead of the Macphail family, headed by the illustrious Canadian scholar, Sir Andrew, who purchased it in 1864. The home remained in…

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