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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 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 intensely. 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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Why I left my corporate career to move back to the farm

Why I left my corporate career to move back to the farm

Matt and I lived within two worlds, the city and the farm. I used to think it was the best of two worlds. We enjoyed the conveniences of the city and the quietness and peacefulness of the farm.   To be honest, I never had any dreams or aspirations of being involved in...

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Part 1: It All Starts With Being There

Part 1: It All Starts With Being There

If a friend or neighbour finds the courage to reach out to you, would you know what to do? Since my husband and I publicly shared our mental health journeys a couple of summers ago and have had the opportunity to speak with so many of those within and outside of the...

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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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