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Teamwork at Davison Orchards

From the apples in the orchard to the zucchini in the garden, what the Davisons grow is sold directly to the consumer. Agri-tourism is a large part of their Vernon, British Columbia business from the Johnny Popper Orchard Tour with Grandpa Bob or Tom, to the famous Deep-Dish Apple Pie from their on-farm bakery or […] Read more

Family-Tested Gluten-Free Cake

It seems more and more people are requiring gluten- free recipes. Last year I made my first gluten-free apple crisp to serve at our son’s wedding rehearsal supper, so those requiring gluten-free foods could enjoy dessert too. Since then I have been watching for recipes and trying a few so when they are required for […] Read more


A Dream Come True – for Sep. 6, 2010

Eden House Bed and Breakfast is a dream come true for Bonnie Warnyca. It is located in Indian Head, Sask. 40 minutes east of Regina, and for many years, every time Warnyca drove past the house she would imagine what she could do with it. Two years ago she purchased it and started renovations and […] Read more

Mother/Daughter Team Creates Books

Farm Legacy Photography evolved when Kelly Thorson and her daughter Jess, realized that many families were leaving the farm — some after three generations and a century in the same family. They both enjoy photographing abandoned homesteads and during one photo session they discussed the idea that maybe families would enjoy seeing photographs of their […] Read more


The Ranch At The End Of The Trail

End of Trails Ranch’s name tells you exactly where it is located at the end of the trail travelling up Westside, Beaupark, and then Nashwito Road. You climb up a mountain on the scenic drive with the breathtaking views to their location. Cindy Buryn started ADDVentures about 14 years ago near Grande Prairie, Alberta. It […] Read more

From Bake Sale To Home Business

In 1997 for a bake sale at her children’s school, Barbara Davenport made a batch of “Butter Nut Crunch” which quickly sold out with people requesting more. Response was so positive she decided to book tables at other events to market her product. “My professional background is in food services and catering. When our young […] Read more


Liven Up Those Potatoes

This time of year I still have a large supply of potatoes and I am always looking for new recipes. Try out the following if you too, are looking for a change. I taught creative cooking to a group of 4-H’ers. We made the Lemon Roasted Greek Potatoes and they were a hit. COWBOY FRIES […] Read more

Saskatchewan Woman Creates Lifelike Art

Shei la Mur ray-Hammel brings animals to life on paper with her pencil. She was born in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan and raised on the Bitter Lake Community Pasture near there. “Growing up in ranching country I learned about Prairie life and what it means to be a country girl. My dad taught me how to […] Read more


Creativity Expressed Through Photography – for Feb. 9, 2009

Living in rural Saskatchewan, Brenda Cardiff, an accomplished photographer captures wildlife with her camera in the Last Mountain Hills, while enjoying it in a natural setting. “I live where there is an abundance of open country, prairie, poplar and willow bluffs, sloughs and small muddy lakes, which provide an environment teeming with wildlife activity. Deer, […] Read more