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By Francy Chammings
Community Columnist 

More than hens and roosters


April 19, 2019

It was April 7. Not all of the patches of snowdrifts and snowbanks had disappeared yet. The garden was too wet to step foot in, especially after the previous night's thunderstorm, but peeking through the fence I saw it. One spring green shoot, barely an inch out of the ground - my Canadian rhubarb. It appears to have survived its first brutal winter, unending cold and snow, willing now to peek at the sun. My major purchase at Carlton's Chicken Swap last April was worth the price.

My husband and I moved just south of Carlton in March of 2017. Soon after our arrival we saw the huge sandwich...

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