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Giving the Gift of Sustainability on their Christmas Tree Farm

Giving the Gift of Sustainability on their Christmas Tree Farm

Catie and Gene’s stewardship on their Christmas tree farm does more than warm the heart, it has tangible effects on the environment and local wildlife.Catie Metcalfe and Gene Bystryk own the Cagene Christmas Tree Farm, in Norfolk Ontario. There are few places in...

Hope Jensen: Building a Paradise with Farming

Hope Jensen: Building a Paradise with Farming

Hope Jensen’s bucolic farmland in Alberta is more than just a secluded getaway. It’s a commitment to agriculture and wildlife protection.Just northwest of Eckville, Alberta, Hope has been building a piece of paradise since 2006. Thanks to her tenacious farm work, her...

Chris and Vivian Crump: How to Make Your Farm Work Better

Chris and Vivian Crump: How to Make Your Farm Work Better

Chris and Vivian Crump are always looking to make their farm work better, which led them on a journey to become environmental stewards.Chris and Vivian Crump. (Photo: Huff Media) In 2000, when Chris and Vivian Crump began to raise cattle and farm the land in Ilderton,...

Marcus & Sarah Riedner: Growing Happiness And Biodiversity By The Acre

Marcus & Sarah Riedner: Growing Happiness And Biodiversity By The Acre

Marcus and Samuel Riedner stand next to a native eco-buffer planted through the ALUS Mountain View County program. Image Credit: Noel West. At their mixed farming operation, Sarah, Marcus and their family have grazed cattle, poultry and heritage swine for over nine...