Farming By Dog Rump Creek

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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Happy Spring

May 9, 2017

Normally, I’m one of those people who doesn’t like being late for appointments or showing up late at my kid’s games or even missing deadlines, but life really has been crazy lately and my blog posting just fell behind—sorry! I met up with my good friend Heather, who is myMore


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


Celebrating Agriculture

February 6, 2017

February 16th marks the first ever Canadian Agriculture Day and I’m EXCITED!!!! It’s about time that we celebrate everything food-related and certainly the people who grow the food. I attended a very interesting session earlier this week at the University of Alberta called Connect Cafe, where university students met withMore


Lemon Poppyseed Chiffon Cake

January 23, 2017

Many years ago, my father was a member of Alberta’s farm organization Unifarm and my mother belonged to separate, but affiliated organization called Women of Unifarm.  Farm women across Alberta united as early as 1914 in an effort to provide opportunities to meet socially and discuss issues of importance toMore