Souris, MB’s Hillcrest Museum is open every July and August, but the museum has struggled to keep its doors open even for those two months. Thankfully, Hillcrest received a boost when farmer and Souris local Dustin Williams nominated the Hillcrest Museum for Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC).
Throughout the year, we receive emails and letters from our Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities grant recipients. We share a few recent submissions.
As farmers across Canada get back in the fields this spring, a special program from the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association is helping injured farmers get Back to Ag.
There are countless scholarships offered across Canada to students entering post-secondary studies in agriculture. I take my hat off to the companies and organizations who put their support and confidence into young people pursuing a place in this exciting industry by supporting their pursuit of an education.
When Mary Lou Bourne opened an email from Monsanto a few years ago, she received a surprise worth $2,500.
When Murray Froebe’s kids enjoy the brand new playground at Carman Elementary, they’re not just having fun, they’re experiencing a part of their grandfather’s legacy.
With the public consciousness being raised around the issue of food waste and the enormous costs to society of disposing of a third of the food that we produce, many farmers are looking back to this ancient practice as a way to both reduce food waste and feed people in need at the same time.
Canadian farm women like the Friends of the Falher Library truly do grow their communities. Let’s celebrate their incredible contributions – on International Women’s Day and every day.
Have you every heard of Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM)? If you haven’t and you’re a farmer, maybe it’s time you did! Since 2012, Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada has delivered this program each March to over 90,000 students across Canada. Through hands-on experiences, students learn about and celebrate agriculture in various ways, including reading about […]
In 2014, the North Peace 4-H district celebrated the hard work and dedication of its members with a little help from a local farmer.
As part of Canada’s Ag Day, we polled Monsanto employees from five provinces to explain why #IworkInAg.
Canadian farmers are well-positioned to contribute to the conversation about agriculture.
Across Canada, non-profit organizations strengthen small towns with all kinds of projects dedicated to helping community members. In the case of Valley Mastiff Rescue, the individuals receiving help happen to be of the furry variety.
Thanks to Gary Holzgang, a Canada’s Farmers grant will help keep the Lacolle Curling Club at the centre of small-town Quebec recreation, providing an important outlet for locals.
Canada is a great country. As we celebrate its 150th birthday this year, no doubt there will be much speculation and navel gazing about which people and events are responsible for its greatness.