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December 13, 2017

Le francais suit.

Jeannine Messier has been a farmer and entrepreneur in the Montérégie region of Quebec for the last 30 years. She has an active role in her family, her community, municipal government, and as an advocate for women in agriculture in Quebec. She is curre...

December 10, 2016

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” J.K. Rowling

This week, we asked several people to answer the question, how can we make the agricultural industry more inclusive? Here they’ve shared their ideas fr...

December 8, 2016

Agriculture is moving into some exciting spaces. Consumers are interested in what they’re eating, science and technology are advancing, and food, fibre, fuel and feed will never be unnecessary. Just because it’s exciting however, doesn’t mean there aren’t hurdles along...

December 7, 2016

“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.” J.K. Rowling

I hope you’re not sick of J.K.’s wisdom yet!

At a recent family dinner, we were discussing whether I would change my last n...

December 6, 2016

Originally from Northeast Saskatchewan, Sonya Fieldmeier is a research associate for Ag Quest in Saskatoon. Sonya generously agreed to share about her career in agriculture, discovering her lesbian identity, and her perspective on how we can create a more inclusive ind...

December 5, 2016

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” J.K. Rowling

Diversity and inclusion. When I offered to organize a week on this topic, I knew that the words carried so much weight, so much responsibility, that the rest of the words to accompany them...

November 17, 2016

I started my fitness journey many years ago, when I decided to start jogging. This eventually led me into the weight room, where I have always thoroughly enjoyed working out. Generally speaking, I would work out 5 or so days a week, plus taking my dog for long walks ev...

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