Monthly Archives: April 2014

More Quick Facts

The Fahler area owes its alfalfa richness to the great fire of 1902.  It was once a heavily forested area but fire cleared the land as well as layering it with ash full of potassium, which is very beneficial for … Continue reading

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Local Food is a Real Treat

When you’re talking tomatoes, buying local is the best way to go.  You know Alberta beef is the best; the carrots and potatoes grown in the Peace are more flavourful than the ones we make do with at the end … Continue reading

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Quick Facts

Everyone has heard of the Edson Trail, the 400km pioneer route from Edson to Grande Prairie, was used for only five years.  The the ED&BC railway came through. The town of Fahler was named after Father Fahler.  He was known … Continue reading

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Dunvegan Gardens

A little snow doesn’t stop hardy gardeners from dreaming of cosmos and dahlias!  Maybe some of you have already enjoyed a spree at Dunvegan Gardens in Grande Prairie. It is an extra pleasure to peruse the plants at Dunvegan Gardens … Continue reading

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Chorus Frog Return

One of the surest signs of spring in the Peace Country is the return of the frogs and their concentrated chorus.  And now the amphibian choir is back!  Find a field or a ditch with some calm water in it … Continue reading

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Looking for Posts to Host

Hey everyone!  Hope you had a lovely Easter weekend, and now we’re well on our journey through spring 🙂 If you have any ideas for a post here on Town Spirit, we want to hear from you!  The only way … Continue reading

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