Archive / September 2016

September 14, 2016

Natural Doesn’t Mean Better

We may mistakenly think “natural” is good, safer, healthier and will pay a premium for it. Companies know that. Heck, I gravitate to those products because they make me feel like I am doing the right thing by buying their product. But just because there is a label on your food, doesn’t necessarily make it …

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September 10, 2016

It’s More Than a Shirt

Originally posted on Facebook I have been so excited to get this shirt!!! My friend and fellow Saskatchewanian, Cam of Houle & Sons Dairy got over 1000 retweets with this message about farming which resonated with so many of us. He was angry and bitter about how farmers were being taken for granted and went …

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September 8, 2016

We Call Her Gus

Let me introduce one of the members of our team. We call her Gus. She’s named after her previous owner. She isn’t pretty but she helps get the job done, for the last 20 or so harvests. You can tell which field is ours when you drive by because she’ll be there. She’s reliable. She’s …

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September 4, 2016

Move Aside: It’s My Turn To Drive

I always put my kids first. As a mom, it’s what we do without even thinking. They’ll be dressed like they should be going to church and I’ll have barely brushed my teeth. They’ll have ate and had their nightly bath and I’ll forget if I even had breakfast. They’ll be in every picture and …

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September 1, 2016

Harvest: Stopping to Stare

It’s September!!! September means back to school, pumpkin spiced lattes, scarves and……harvest 😉 We’re combining canola today. It’s yielding better than expected too. Yayyyy!!! I took this picture a few days ago on our way to the farm during the sunset when the skies were filled with dark clouds. It was breathtaking with the glow …

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