Nigeria’s agriculture: Evolution of tradition
There are many benefits to developing countries of incorporating large-scale agriculture into the economy. Guest blogger Manfred Okorobia frames the important cost of that introduction.
Feb 10, 2016
This kitchen builds community
Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank revamps its community kitchen with FCC AgriSpirit Fund.
Dec 04, 2018
Rooted in strength: Fighting isolation
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, identifies ways to battle the physical, emotional and mental isolation agriculture’s rural lifestyle can produce.
Nov 15, 2018
Rooted in strength: Know what you can control
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, suggests we can improve mental health when we know which stressors on our farms we can control and which we cannot.
Nov 15, 2018
Agriculture’s up-and-comers: Sara Kate Smith
Meet agriculture up-and-comer Sara Kate Smith of Barriere, B.C. At only 19 years of age, she already has a long list of accomplishments and credits 4-H for helping her excel.
Jan 02, 2019
Making a difference – one ride at a time
For the clients of Community First, a Community Living Sarnia-Lambton program, a typical day can take them anywhere – bowling with friends, volunteering at the food bank or attending a fun local event. And now that they have a new multi-wheelchair accessible van with help from the FCC AgriSpirit Fund, getting to these places is a whole lot easier.
Feb 26, 2019
Two for one: Feeding people in need while reducing food waste
Moisson Beauce of Saint-Georges, Quebec is taking a unique approach to reducing waste and helping families in need.
Feb 27, 2019
Rooted in Strength: Managing change on the farm
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, explains how being proactive and facing challenges as they arise can help manage the impact of continual change in our lives.
Jan 09, 2019
Management clubs help farmers learn from each other
Sometimes the greatest resources are your fellow farmers. That’s why the Agri-food Management Institute launched a management club program to enable group-based, peer-to-peer learning under the guidance of a business advisor.
Jan 03, 2018
Rooted in Strength: Balancing life and farm stress
Producer Cynthia Beck, a suicide intervention responder in rural Saskatchewan, says reducing stress can start with simply taking a moment to stop what you’re doing and appreciate the legacy you’re building for yourself and your family.
Jan 09, 2019