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A Small Plot Victory Garden for 2020

Food Security Is Just a Seedling Away By Janet Melrose and Sheryl Normandeau During WWI and WWII and into the 1950s, the Canadian government encouraged its citizens to grow their own food. Not only would you be supplementing your own food supply at a time when rations were scarce and store shelves were growing bare, … Continued

World Bee Day 2020

“Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are increasingly under threat from human activities. “To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development, the UN designated 20 May as World Bee Day. “This year, World Bee Day . . . will highlight the … Continued

Great reads for the long weekend

Finally, the long weekend is here! Since our government is urging us to continue social-distancing and observing safety measures through Victoria Day, we thought maybe you could use a few reading recommendations to help make your staycation awesome. Looking for a new hobby? Want to get lost in a great story? Curious about the local … Continued

At Home with Leesa Dean

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

TouchWood’s Fall 2020 list

It may still be spring, but at TouchWood we’re excited to show you what we’re working on for fall. Whether you love Sri Lankan food, are craving classic French dishes, are an art lover, history buff, have a prairie soul, or have a strong case of wanderlust, we’ll have the perfect read for you this … Continued

At Home with Renee Kohlman

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with Jody Robbins

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with May Wong

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with Cathy Converse

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with Melissa Kuipers

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with Rebecca Hendry

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued

At Home with Barbara Smith

A Note from the publisher We’re living in an unprecedented moment in history, and it’s been amazing to see how people are pulling together to support one another. Here at TouchWood we’ve decided to ask our authors what has been keeping them busy during a time when we’ve all been asked to stay home to … Continued