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Remembrance Day 2018

Remembrance: A Couple Who Met During The War Written by Jan Densmore In today’s Remembrance celebration,  we take the time to think of My Mom (Margret Bissell) and Dad (Gregory Rice) were in their early 20s when they met during WWII. Both army soldiers. Signing up during wartime, can you imagine how scary the future could be Read more about Remembrance Day 2018[…]

2018 Garden

We had a huge Garden this year! We also had Tania and Uncle Bruce’s garden. This year we had an abundance of beans (like usual) zucchini, cucumbers, peas, pumpkins, carrots, tomatoes, and potatoes. 52 pumpkins to be exact, which were all given away. The garden failed at producing peanuts- We produced 3 out of 20 plants Read more about 2018 Garden[…]

Farm Jam 2018

Farm Jam 2018 was smaller than usual but more fun than ever! There was a small group at Farm Jam 2018 this year, but a  lot of newcomers! We were happy to see Beth and Laurier(Sp?), Auntie Kate(from South Korea), Billie, Kendra, Cousin Danielle and family, cousin Gerry and family and of course all the regulars. Read more about Farm Jam 2018[…]

The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm

The surprise swarm that took Jeffs grainery by storm! In just 2 days honey bees had created a swarm on Jeffs exterior wall of his grainery. This isn’t the first time bees have been around before but never a swarm like this.  This time it was more of an adventure. Wanting to get rid of the Read more about The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm[…]

Cousin Weekend 2018

Cousins Weekend Was Filled Sunshine, Drama and Food! We camped out at Uncle Malcolm’s for the cousins long weekend! Mathew and Emmy joined us from the East coast, along with Terra and the girls(this includes Andrew). The invitation was also extended to our parents this year! Everyone packed up their tents, campers, games, footballs, baseballs, Read more about Cousin Weekend 2018[…]

We Have Chickens!

We finally have our chickens! We drove to Chamberlin, Saskatchewan to get chickens and they stunk the whole drive back. I (Kelly) honestly didn’t realize they smelled so bad and all they do is poop! They have just finished molting So they look like garbage. We’ll see how the dogs get along with them. The Eggs May Read more about We Have Chickens![…]

Prairie Fires Are Raging This Year- 2018

Prairie Fires in Kannata Valley are Rampant It’s only May and the Prairie Fires have already started in Southern Saskatchewan. There are Fire bans in a lot of the RMs and most people are doing their due diligence to take care not to put their land at risk. Wascana Trails Fire – April 23 About 12 hectares Read more about Prairie Fires Are Raging This Year- 2018[…]

April 28- First weekend at the farm

April 28th Kelly’s first weekend at the farm   During the nights I’m still am running 2 heaters and the wind howls fiercely in the night shaking the camper. I’ve taken an interest in the local abandoned scenery. The first house is located at the top of the hill on the turkey trail, dad had said he Read more about April 28- First weekend at the farm[…]

Farm Jam 2018- Be There Or Be Square!

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS YEAR’S FARM JAM? Hey friends and family, this year’s Farm Jam news.It will be the weekend of Saturday, July 28 of 2018. Our focus is jamming in the Quonset. No skill required but will be appreciated. Come up and play with our ad-hoc band. Bring your instruments or borrow ours. Beginners to Read more about Farm Jam 2018- Be There Or Be Square![…]