Farming By Dog Rump Creek

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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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


Farm Family Awards

November 28, 2016

My family was honored a few weeks ago, as recipients of the 2016 Farm Family Award for Parkland County. BMO and Northlands sponsor the event, which has been running for 48 years. In their words, “the Northern and Central Agricultural Service Boards nominate outstanding families who best represent the valuesMore


Scary Eggs

October 17, 2016

When I think of eggs, I often don’t think of them as a Halloween food, with the exception of “devilled” eggs.  Again, sorry for the corny jokes.  Imagine my delight when I found these silicone egg molds while browsing Pinterest and was able to purchase through Amazon. I had soMore