May 31, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Some of you know that our oldest son Grady took a sabbatical from his Carpentry Apprenticeship to spread his wings a little in a whole new way. He was chosen for a 9 month Holistic Management Ranch internship at the B-C Ranch in Meadow Lake, SK where he is learning Holistic Management Principles as they apply to 3 areas: Human Relations, Finance, and the Land. He left here on March 25th and has spent the last two months living the dream! He saddles up nearly every morning to assist in moving various herds to fresh pasture, has a reading list as long as his arm, and is soaking up the wisdom of generations of holistic managers. So far he's been enjoying every minute of it!
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May 31, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
If we approach our environments with humility and a genuine desire to learn and observe what nature has to show us we find we are always rewarded. And while I'm fascinated by our changing landscapes I'm always awed at how farming echoes life. For if a little disturbance and rest is good and healthy for the soil, does it not parallel that a little disturbance followed by rest is good for the soul?
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April 30, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Concerned about Canada's food supply? ​You're not alone and there's good reason to be ...
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March 31, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
I don't know about you, but the most shocking thing to me about COVID 19 is the speed at which life changed so drastically for us collectively as humans on this planet. As though we woke up one morning to find we are all living something straight out of a sci-fi movie ...
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February 29, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
On warm days when the snow starts to soften under the warm caress of the sun and the first few melty drops join together into the tiniest of trickles that dribble down the hillsides I sense the stirring of life beneath my feet, can almost hear the ancient call of the sun to the soil to awake from the slumber of winter, can feel the thrumming heartbeat of creation rising in response. It's too soon to hold my breath in anticipation of spring but I will because it calls to me too.
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