We source our Red Fife from a wonderful Saskatchewan farm - Loiselle Organic Family Farm. They are a fifth generation organic farm, with a farming history dating back over 100 years. Marc Loiselle has always been our Red Fife farmer and continually supplies us with exceptional organic grain. Marc has been involved in numerous initiatives in the organic movement and we are proud to work with him, his wife Anita and their family. To learn more about their wonderful farm, click here. He recently shared with me an Ode to David and Jane Fife - the couple who brought red...
This tiny, gluten free seed has been a staple in Asia for almost 10,000 years. With the rise of gluten sensitivities in our culture, it is increasing in popularity in North America. The millet that we carry is grown right here on our farm and it is an old, Ukranian variety. The seed came from our founding father Alvin Scheresky - it has been grown in our area for over 20 years. When a seed is grown in a specific area for that amount of time, it will start to adapt to the growing conditions and become what is known...
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Who would have thought I would ever give two poops about Farmer Joe and his job. I grew up in the city of Estevan, Saskatchewan. A tiny place, that barely makes the cut to actually be called a city. The Energy City. Nicknamed for the various energy producing industries in the area. We have a couple power plants, a coal mine, gas plants, and oil. Sprinkled here and there with agriculture of all sorts, it is Saskatchewan after all. I had tid-bits of information I picked up along the way regarding the mega industries but one thing I never really...
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