Harvest in Pictures–Day 1

Harvest in Pictures–Day 1

For the past two years, I have documented our farms’ harvest with photos. I got the idea from Project 365; documenting your life one photo a day for a year. I have a hard time committing to such an endeavour such as that, so I have decided to again do Harvest in...
Happy Cow Appreciation Day!

Happy Cow Appreciation Day!

Today is Cow Appreciation Day! Cows are how we make some of our livelihood, so I’m very appreciative for them. They also provide me with a sense of calming and well-being. Just being around them and watching them is calming ūüôā How you do appreciate...
Farming–Not Just a Lifestyle

Farming–Not Just a Lifestyle

Let’s take a walk back in time… The year is 1950. ¬†Approximately half of Canada’s population lived on farms. ¬†The farm had pigs, chickens, beef and dairy cows, and grain.¬†These farms were very self-sufficient, many producing everything the family...
What Do Cows Eat In The Winter?

What Do Cows Eat In The Winter?

With a foot of snow on the ground and temperatures below zero, many people often ask, what do cows eat in the winter?¬† The simple answer is hay.   Most people are familiar the a cows diet in the summer, acres and acres of lush green grass. But what is hay? Hay is...
Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Yesterday was a bittersweet day, I had to sell one of my favorite cows. I loved her markings on her face. It reminded me of a rodeo clown (she had a triangle below her eye) and we called her Clownface. She didn’t breed back over the summer so we sold her, as she...