A couple from opposite coasts unites in appreciation of a special prairie place and protects it for the future
“Farm to table” products can be sustainable, when they come with a healthy side of conservation.
The Hanceville Cattle Co. and DUC take the road less travelled in their commitment to conservation and agriculture in the Chilcotin.
The Special Areas was formed in 1938 by the provincial government when the drought of the Dirty Thirties forced more than 25,000 farmers off about 1.5 million acres of homestead land. Some farmers and ranchers stayed, changed the way they farmed and learned to adapt to the land, tackle drought, manage crops and acknowledge the areas’ special challenges.
A bit of Mr. Sharp is handed down to another generation
Farmers are significant landowners in Ontario, growing and harvesting our food while caretaking millions of acres of land.
Forty years is just the beginning for a restored wetland in Middlesex County.
By replicating how bison used the land centuries ago, a Saskatchewan farm is fostering healthy soil and a healthy landscape.
Gord, John and Russell Paddock join their mother, Alvina, to protect habitat at their Oak River, Manitoba farm.
Funding partners joined forces to restore aquatic habitat in Ontario’s farm country.