In Canada, almost 4 million real Christmas trees are cut from Christmas tree farms across the country. With a huge number like that, it begs the question – what happens on a Christmas tree farm?
A family-owned processor that also happens to have their family-owned farm next door. Processing their own milk seemed like a great way to expand their business and to produce and market their own products. One of their products is a seasonal favourite: eggnog.
Today, when a new dairy barn is built, the most common milking system to install is a system that milks the cows by itself. On top of that, you can buy robots that feed the cows, feed the calves, sweep up feed and even scrape the manure up.
Treating animals well isn’t a question of how big or small a farm is. Instead, it’s about the people working day in and day out to make sure animals are safe, comfortable and have everything they need.
Andrew Campbell has become a familiar voice for farmers and agriculture issues, sharing the positive stories that farmers across Canada have to share with their non-farming neighbours.
It’s an unmatched passion – for pumpkins. When it comes to the pumpkins from Kelsey’s farm, they aren’t about to end up as pumpkin spice anything. Her crop is entirely for families to come and choose that perfect one, and take home for whatever fall tradition they have with it.
With the craft beer craze in full swing, farmers in several parts of Canada are growing a new crop – hops!
When it comes to getting that apple ready for you, there is a pile of work that goes into making the best apple possible.
I always find mushrooms to be that incredibly accessible food that goes with a lot of things. But what’s the process for growing those mushrooms?
There is a new push to get more of the garlic we eat, produced here in Canada. Discover how garlic is harvested, sorted and stored.