Farming By Dog Rump Creek

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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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


The Other Part of Farming

January 9, 2017

Most people think that farming is about the land, the animals, the daily chores and it is….but there is another part of farming. PAPERWORK, and oh, my goodness, is there a lot of it! Farms are businesses and businesses generate a lot of paperwork. The last few days have beenMore


Christmas in November

December 5, 2016

Delicious food, mountain views, Christmas décor, Canadian chefs, candy cane martinis…. oh yeah, it’s Christmas in November time!  I had the absolute pleasure of attending the 28th annual event hosted at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, where incredibly talented, nationally recognized Food Network Canada chefs, cutting edge restaurateurs and décorMore