Farming By Dog Rump Creek

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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October 5, 2018

Social media is here to stay.  I thought it was going to be a passing fad when it first started only a few years ago, but that obviously was wrong.  New platforms are constantly evolving and Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat are going strong.  My personal belief is that only positiveMore


Mmmm… Macarons

September 5, 2018

Pop into any fancy bakery or patisserie and you will find a rainbow assortment of the delicious French treats called macarons.  They shouldn’t be confused with the very different, but equally delicious macaroons, whose spelling includes an extra “o” and rhymes with “soon” and is a shredded coconut cookie.  Macarons traditionallyMore


Why Do We Refrigerate Our Eggs?

July 31, 2018

When I’m working consumer education events like the Calgary Stampede or Amazing Agriculture, one of the most frequently asked questions I get goes something like this:  “I was traveling in Asia (or Europe or South America) and I noticed that they don’t refrigerate their eggs.  They just sit on theMore


Retro Banana Cream Pie

July 19, 2018

There are some foods that just take you back to your childhood and bring out those warm fuzzy feelings.  The great news is that many of those foods are making a resurgence and what is old is new again (think legwarmers and macramé).  Banana cream pie is one of thoseMore