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Award-winning Canadian author William Bell visited Meaford on June 12. Hosted by the Meaford Public Library Junior Department, Bell gave a presentation to the Grade 7 and 8 students of Meaford Community School.


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Local Business Helping Supply Compost For GBSS Community Garden

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potato peels for compost Ralph Aichinger225The desire to create more compost at the Georgian Bay Secondary School (GBSS) Community Garden has led to the sprouting of partnership between Meaford Community Gardens and a local café and secondary school.

For the past two months, both McGuinty’s Café staff and GBSS staff and students have been collecting kitchen scraps that are then picked up by members of the Meaford Community Gardens network and taken to the GBSS Community Garden.


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Monday Night Book Club Reviews: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

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mary coinThis is the famous 'Migrant Mother' portrait, taken by photographer Dorthea Lange during the Great Depression. The woman, a 32 year-old mother of ten, is Florence Owen Thompson. Lange found her at the edge of a frozen pea field in California, hungry and tired. Her family had been moving for years from field to field to pick crops, the only work they could find.


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