Archive / June 2016

June 15, 2016

One of the Many Reasons We Love to Farm: Jennings’ First Crop

Originally posted on Facebook This 4 year old’s heart is all about ag. We asked him what he wanted to grow in the garden and rather than say the typical answer I was thinking he would say like beans and carrots, he wanted to plant wheat like his dad, uncle and papa. Like many eager …

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June 14, 2016

How much canola oil does our farm produce?

Originally posted on Facebook We shipped out the last of our canola that we grew last year with this being the specialty (high oleic = no trans fat) variety. And the truck driver and my farmer had an audience We shipped out 5 loads so about 210 tonnes in total. You might be wondering how …

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June 9, 2016

Why This Mom is Proud to Grow and Eat GMOs – Part 2

Originally posted on Facebook Well, good morning baby GMO canola. On our farm in Saskatchewan, we grow both conventional and GMO crops. We’re growing a few varieties of canola this year, all GMO because they are a good choice for our farm and bottom line. These varieties include both Round Up Ready (Monsanto) and InVigor …

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June 4, 2016

Tired of the Mom Rules

Originally posted on Facebook in regards to this Huffington Post article: I love her honesty and relate to the mom guilt, the “my best isn’t good enough by society” standards and even my own at times. When it comes to food Mommas, put it in your grocery cart, whether it’s from Walmart or Whole Foods. …

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