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Brushing Chico is the most fun I’ve had in weeks. His coat is sleek and velvety, and with every stroke, a hundred little white hairs fall away, leaving his shiny and muscled surface quivering in the faint light of this century-old barn. The walls and roof beams are built with rough-hewn tree trunks, the bark…

It’s been a while since I’ve milked a goat — twenty years (at least) but I’m very proud to report that I have not forgotten how. Goats are one of the principle ingredients in the vast Norwegian landscape — like salt and pepper sprinkled across the high granite mountains and shiny green valleys. No matter…

The Farm

After three weeks of traveling in this province, I feel safe reporting that Ontario is a big city, an endless wilderness, and everything in-between—a latticework of lakes, forests and fields, small towns, and tundra, too. Ontario is also lots and lots of farms. Driving the highways of southern Ontario is an exercise in passing by…