Embarking on a new adventure.

Life is full of tough decisions. After 4.5 years working in marketing at a large global agriculture company, I recently made the decision to pursue another opportunity. The decision didn't come easy, but sometimes you have to take a risk and seize a new opportunity. So I'm excited to share that I will now be working with... Continue Reading →

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Pulse Love: Saskatchewan Pulse Facts

It's International Year of Pulses, as declared by the United Nations, so I've been showing pulses some love this year - and I've now reached the halfway point in my Pulse Love series. If you missed the previous posts, I've included links at the bottom of this post - check them out. This month I... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Alberta Pulse Facts

Last month I shared some interesting Canadian pulse facts as part of my Pulse Love series for International Year of Pulses. This month, May, I'm sharing some facts about the Alberta pulse industry. And it's perfect timing as it's spring seeding across the Canadian Prairies which means pulse crops such as lentils, chickpeas and field... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Canadian Pulse Facts

It's April which means it's month four of my Pulse Love series. Thanks for following along and learning more about the wonderful world of pulses with me. Hopefully you've heard by now that 2016 is International Year of Pulses, declared by the United Nations. But did you know that Canada plays a significant role in pulse... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Buying and Cooking

We're in month three of my Pulse Love series. I'm showing pulses some love this year as 2016 is International Year of Pulses, declared by the United Nations. Here are the posts you've missed in this series: Pulse Love: What are pulses? Pulse Love: Nutritional benefits Many people don't eat pulses because they don't know where... Continue Reading →

You’ve come a long way, baby

Approximately 10 years ago, as a young, eager, intrepid reporter fresh out of school, I walked into my first agriculture meeting, looked around and realized I was the only female in the room. It was a local beef producers meeting, and all I saw were grey haired men old enough to be my dad or... Continue Reading →

Pulse Love: Nutritional benefits

It's month two of my Pulse Love series. 2016 is International Year of Pulses, declared by the United Nations, and I'm showing pulses some love this year. If you missed the first post in this series check it out: Pulse Love: What are pulses? Pulses contain many nutritional benefits. They are high in fibre, a good... Continue Reading →

License to Farm: A Must See Film

Every time I step into a grocery store I stand in awe at the vast array of food available to us, all at a relatively low cost. Did you know that only 2% of the population, which includes my family, produce all the food we enjoy? "2% of the population is producing the fantastic amount of... Continue Reading →

Farmer + Wheat = Bread

Via social media I discovered a new t-shirt fundraising campaign called #HereForFarmers, started by Farm At Hand, a farm management software company. Three different t-shirt designs were available for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to the Farm Stress Line. The other designs were: Farmer + Barley = Beer and Farmer + Cow =... Continue Reading →

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