Open Door Farm Follow Up

On Sunday, September 10th, we welcomed 2500 people for a visit on the farm. We were expecting between 1000 and 2000 – we clearly underestimated people’s willingness to come! It

Unpacking Futility

On Monday,  Ministers Champagne and Freeland held a meeting with top executives of major Canadian grocery chains, including Sobeys, Loblaws, and Costco. While it’s important that these executives, who together

Open door at the farm

Every year in Québec, the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) organizes an open-house event to meet with Quebec’s farmers. This year, we are very proud to be one of three

A cow can be happy

Having been raised in the city, I was like many of my fellow urban friends, and I attributed human emotions to animals. The technical term is anthropomorphism. And of course,

Seed Money

Last weekend, I had my first slice of watermelon this summer. That might seem pretty unremarkable, on the surface. But it was, for our house at least, a much-later-than-usual first

Research at the Farm

Last week, the Canadian Government announced money for dairy farmers through FCC (Farm Credit Canada), 2000$ for FCC clients that qualify to their criteria. We are not members of FCC,

The Heat is On

The Heat is On. I remember this song from Glen Frey, I had to look it up. The video starts with the close-up of a fan, exactly what we have

Savouring Strawberry Season

As an Ambassador for Canada Food Facts for Consumers, I am passionate about promoting the incredible flavors and stories behind Canadian produce. One of my favourites that captures the essence

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