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Our biggest resource: Each other

Our biggest resource: Each other

No one knows more what a farmer goes through than another farmer. ⁣ ⁣ We know the pain of seeing a crop destroyed by hail and wind right before our eyes. ⁣ ⁣ We know the heartache of losing a calf and it’s mom after trying for hours during labour in the early hours of...

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Self care in agriculture

Self care in agriculture

Self care. ⁣ ⁣ Self care in agriculture isn’t something we’ve talked about. As farmers, we’ve learned that you take care of the farm and those around you first. It’s also engrained in us that during hard times whether that’s hard times on the farm or hard times you...

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Beef, Cell Phones and Water Usage: Let’s Talk

Beef, Cell Phones and Water Usage: Let’s Talk

Last week I wrote a blog about climate change, using two burgers as examples and how agriculture has a really great story and is part of the solution. A lot of the comments I heard back were concerns it takes too much water and land to raise a cow and therefore, we...

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It’s Okay

It’s Okay

𝐈𝐭’𝐬 𝐨𝐤𝐚𝐲. ⁣ ⁣⁣ It’s okay to not know what to feel, if you don’t know what you want, and if you can’t figure things out as you go. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ It’s okay to feel. To feel excitement, to feel loneliness, to feel fear and everything in between. To feel deeply. To feel...

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Every Day is Different

Every Day is Different

Every single day is different. Some days you wake up and feel strong to face the world, you feel like you can handle everything and you think you're unstoppable. Other days you just don't want to get out of bed. You feel like you're fragile like a glass and just wanna...

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Burgers and Climate: The Real Beef

Burgers and Climate: The Real Beef

I have two burgers. One is a beef burger from McDonald’s onthe left and the other on the right is a Beyond Meat, plant-protein burger from A&W. You’ve been told by companies, groups and the media to choose; to eat less meat because one is better for the...

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Summer School on the Farm

Summer School on the Farm

Summer School. Now that we’ve moved closer to the farm and my office view consists of a barley field, the boys and I have spent a lot of time together this summer which has been a welcomed and great change. For both them and me. Everyday we’ve had summer school. ...

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Breakfast on The Dairy Farm is Going to be Legend-dairy

Breakfast on The Dairy Farm is Going to be Legend-dairy

I`m in quite a Moo-d. An excited mood! Last month I got the opportunity to cross something off my bucket list. I got to milk a cow. To some of you that might not be a big deal, you may milk cows every day or are simply not interested. To me, any opportunity to get...

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Hello

I’m Lesley

My hope is by telling my farm story, I can help bridge the gap between those involved and not involved in agriculture as we both can learn from one another. Connect with me or follow me on social to learn more about agriculture and our farm.

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