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The Great Canadian Staycation - Alberta Edition!

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Alberta has some of the most spectacular landscapes and outdoor adventure opportunities in Canada. Guidebooks for hiking, climbing, scrambling, walking, skiing, and snowshoeing, along with how-to guides for gardening and activity books for kids, are always popular during the spring and summer months with locals and tourists alike!
25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

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Silver prize-winning guidebook in the Society of American Travel Writers' Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Now is the perfect time to explore this vast country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular Canadian destinations you’ve been dreaming about.

Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freelance travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins puts you on the right path with savvy suggestions for families who are keen to explore Canada with their li …

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Tapping the West

Tapping the West

How Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry Bubbled Out of an Economy Gone Flat
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The story behind Alberta's craft beer boom. An insider’s look that brings together tasting notes, social history, politics, and science.

When Alberta eliminated its laws around mandatory minimum brewing capacity in 2013, the industry suddenly opened to the possibility of small-batch craft breweries. From roughly a dozen in operation before deregulation, there are now more than a hundred today, with new ones bubbling up each month. It’s an inspiring story, one that writer Scott Messenger tells …

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Food Artisans of Alberta

Food Artisans of Alberta

Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare
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Shortlisted for a 2019 Taste Canada Award

Winner of a 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in Canada

The food lover’s guide to finding the best local food artisans from all over Alberta.

From the coulees of the badlands to the combines of the wheatlands, discover Alberta’s diverse terroir, and be captivated by the distinct tastes of this majestic province. Food Artisans of Alberta is a robust travel companion for local food lovers and visitors alike.

Come to know the stories, inspiration, and frie …

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

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All the most common questions about growing vegetables in the prairies are answered in this first installation of the new gardening series, Guides for the Prairie Gardener.

Too often people think of vegetable gardening in the prairies as challenging, but certified master gardeners Sheryl and Janet are here to show you how rewarding it can really be.

From planning to planting, they encourage you to take a hands-on approach with your prairie garden. They let you know when—and how!—to transplant …

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

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tagged : canada, techniques

Your guide to trouble-shooting weeds, pests, diseases, moulds, critters, and other common prairie gardener’s problems in this second title in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series.

Whether you’re an experienced prairie gardener or have just a few weeks under your belt, chances are you’ve come to know at least a couple of pesky insects, moulds, or much larger lurkers on a first-name basis. But what to do about these interlopers who can seem hell-bent on ruining your hard work?

Lifelong g …

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Best Places to Bird in the Prairies

Best Places to Bird in the Prairies

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Three local experts reveal their favorite places to watch birds in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

In Best Places to Bird in the Prairies, three of Canada’s top birders reveal their favorite destinations for spotting local birds in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. They highlight thirty-six highly recommended sites, each of which has been expertly selected for the unique species that reside there. With exclusive lists of specialty birds, splendid color photography, and plenty of inside …

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Popular Wildflowers of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

Popular Wildflowers of Alberta and the Canadian Rockies

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A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Rockies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in western Canada. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions containing both common …

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Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies - Volume 1

Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies - Volume 1

Bragg Creek - Kananaskis - Bow Valley - Banff National Park
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Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

The first book for the Canadian Rockies in the series brings together an inspiring collection of comfortable walks and spectacular hikes for visitors and locals looking for unique, guided wanderings in a number of diverse locations in the Rockies, including:

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