Month: March 2009

Canadian farmers evoke consumer confidence

Canadians generally feel good about our food and the farmers who produce it, says a new study recently completed by Ipsos Reid. And although they are concerned about the economy and climate change, they’re confident in the safety of our meat, milk and eggs.

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Spring, farmers and the lure of the land

The following column I wrote was published in the Guelph Mercury yesterday. We were sitting on the deck with the dog as I was musing about the topic of this month’s column. My husband jokingly suggested I write about the relationship between man and his dog. I laughed it off — what did that have […]

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Here’s a side of farming you haven’t seen before…

As farmers, we tend to be a rather conservative bunch. We’re generally not known for being edgy, sexy, funky or any of those other adjectives that make people sit up and take notice.

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You deserve a break

If you’re tired of winter and in need of a break, this might be for you. The Beef Information Centre (BIC) has just launched a new contest – grand prize: a weekend getaway for two at the luxurious Inn on the Twenty in the heart of Niagara’s wine country.

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