June 30, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
At 6S we try to mimic the wisdom we see in nature and the natural systems all around us. For example: The deer fawn in June so we also time our calving season for June. There are several reasons why:​
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June 30, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
So it's been a strange spring in so many ways and this year's graduation ceremonies definitely reflected that in the many restrictions that schools had to follow during their celebrations but we're happy to say that Sophie has officially graduated High School!
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May 31, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Have you ever stood in the aisles of the grocery store contemplating unpronounceable items on ingredient lists? Or the validity of marketing claims? Or the animal health and welfare behind the fancy packaging? Or the carbon footprint required to get that item across the world and into your shopping cart? Let us help take the mental gymnastics out of your shopping experience.
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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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