Alberta Egg Industry

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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A Good Death

August 22, 2017

That time of the year has rolled around on the farm where we are coming to the end of the circle of life—providing a good death for the birds that have served us for the last year. To understand why we only keep birds for one year, check out blogMore


Who do you trust?

May 3, 2017

Where is your food farmed?  Is your food safe?  Do you trust the people who grow your food?  Are farmers good stewards of the environment?  Are you concerned about hormone, antibiotic and pesticide use?  Is organic really better? Consumers have so many concerns about the food that they purchase nowadays.More


The Journey of the Egg

May 16, 2016

One of the things that I am often asked is where my eggs go when they leave the farm. The short answer is Burnbrae Farms grading station in Calgary, but there is so much more to the story. I decided to see for myself, so I trekked down to Calgary,More


Getting Engaged!

September 28, 2015

An engagement took place on the farm recently – not the kind that requires flowers and diamond rings, but the kind that has people coming together for a stakeholder meeting, complete with a farm tour, BBQ and round-table discussions. My farm proudly hosted a first-ever stakeholder engagement session for theMore