All posts by Lilli Klamke

Peace Country Farm Tours & Organic Week

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 21, 2018

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Despite the snowy weather forecast last Saturday several younger and older Peace Country Agrarians gathered during Organic Week to meet their farming neighbors. Trickle Creek The day began near Hythe, Alberta, where the Ludwig family welcomed us to Trickle Creek – a farm that is a leading example of self-sufficiency and resilience. While strolling through their 960 acre farm, we nearly had whiplash from not knowing which direction to look first – there was so much to take in. Trickle Creek looks after nearly all their own food production which involves raising milk goats, sheep, and cows; pigs, cows, and … Continue reading Peace Country Farm Tours & Organic Week

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and Accomodation, Beaverlodge, AB

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 19, 2018 2 Comments

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ABOUT THE LAND About 20 km from Beaverlodge, David Lukac and his family are living on their off-grid farm. Their land consists of pasture and about 300 acres are currently cultivated. David and his family are raising chickens, cows, and pigs. They are also growing their own vegetables in their farm garden. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY David is looking for people with a passion for growing their own food, and living a more resilient, sustainable lifestyle. He is interested in permaculture and biodynamic principles. He is offering his cottage-style renovated log barn for rent. The facilities include a three bedroom home … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and Accomodation, Beaverlodge, AB

Farmer Podcast Club: JRE #1109 – Matthew Walker

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 18, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. #1109 – Matthew Walker- The Joe Rogan Experience Released Apr 25, 2018 Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Founder and Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Check out his book “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams” on Amazon.   Listen to the full episode: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/?search=walker Subscribe to The Joe Rogan Experience on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-joe-rogan-experience/id360084272?mt=2&i=1000409857303 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: JRE #1109 – Matthew Walker

Farmer Podcast Club: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 11, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Caroline Fraser on Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder- Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Apr 24, 2018 Caroline Fraser just won the Pulitzer Prize for biography for her new book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. For those who read the Little House books, you’ll remember the tales of a loving family on the American frontier. What’s behind the scenes is the extraordinary destruction wrought by settlers—both to the native inhabitants of the land and to the land itself, resulting in drought, crop … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Peace Country Gathering at Wildwood Farm

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 05, 2018

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On Saturday, September 1st a number of Peace Country farmers and friends gathered together at Wildwood Farm near Pouce Coupe, BC. …coming down the fairly long driveway the journey of Tim and Linda’s farm began. The vehicles were left on top of the hill and everyone found their way to gather in front of one of the most beautiful log homes you could imagine. While touring the farm with Linda on foot one discovery was followed by another. Linda showed us her annual and perennial gardens, the wood stove heated greenhouse, the rootcellar tucked within an earthen mound on the … Continue reading Peace Country Gathering at Wildwood Farm

Farmer Podcast Club: Trina Moyles on Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 04, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 10: Trina Moyles on Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World- AnthroDish Released Aug 28, 2018 Trina is an award winning freelance writer, journalist, and author with a passion for telling stories about social justice and environmental issues. Her first book, Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World (University of Regina Press) was released in early March 2018. The book is receiving critical praise from authors, scholars, and publications, including Raj Patel (author of Stuffed and Starved) who calls the book “haunting, powerful, and important”. Her journalism and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Trina Moyles on Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

Organic Week, Sept 15: Hythe, AB: Trickle Creek and Armstrong Acres Farm Tour

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 28, 2018

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Peace Country Organic Producers Association and Young Agrarians are inviting you for one day of farm touring during the Organic Week. Do you want to get to know your farming neighbors in the Peace Country? This would be the opportunity to check out two very interesting farms. The day will begin at 11 am when Trickle Creek is welcoming us to their place, followed by a Potluck and  a Farm Tour at Armstrong Acres, the home of Clay and Ash Armstrong When: September 15, 2018 at 11:00am – 5:00pm Where: Trickle Creek Farm and Armstrong Acres   Directions to Trickle … Continue reading Organic Week, Sept 15: Hythe, AB: Trickle Creek and Armstrong Acres Farm Tour

Farmer Podcast Club: #1077 – Johann Hari

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 28, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. #1077 – Johann Hari: The Joe Rogan Experience Released Feb 12, 2018 Johann Hari is a writer and journalist. He has written for a number of publications including The Independent (London) and The Huffington Post and has written books on the topic of the war on drugs, the monarchy, and depression, in an accessible and non-technical style. His new book “Lost Connections” is available now. Listen to the full episode: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/?search=johann Subscribe to The Joe Rogan Experience on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-joe-rogan-experience/id360084272?mt=2&i=1000402111384   Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: #1077 – Johann Hari

Farmer Podcast Club: Mike Callicrate

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 21, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Mike Callicrate: Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Oct 17, 2017 Mike Callicrate left industrial feedlot agriculture to raise meat animals in a way that is healthier for everyone, including the animals and the people who eat them.       Listen to the full episode: https://overcast.fm/+J4Mlvt0Ls Subscribe to Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?mt=2 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down to sign up … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Mike Callicrate

Farmer Podcast Club: Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 14, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley- Ologies By Alie Ward Released Nov 07, 2017 Birds! Horned screamers! Winged pirates! Professional bird-person and all around cool dude James Maley joins Alie to talk about bird mating, monogamy, the cult of ornithology, absurd birds, parrots that are smarter than your friends’ kids, a surprising fact about owl ears and history’s most tragically zealous bird nerds. If you love birds, you’ll be at home. If a bird did you dirty, you’ll open your heart and learn to love again.   Listen to the full episode on iTunes: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Ornithology (BIRDS) with James Maley