All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club: The Rural Woman Podcast – Growing the Next Generation of Farmers with Dana Penrice

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 27, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Growing the Next Generation of Farmers with Dana Penrice – Wildrose Farmer Released July 24, 2020 On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet Dana Penrice. Dana is the Prairie Program Manager for Young Agrarians. Dana works with a great team of community facilitators to help grow the next generation of farmers and food lovers in Canada. Dana has helped facilitate farm tours, workshops, and mixers across Alberta with the Young Agrarians, She has also stated the Young Agrarians Alberta Apprenticeship programs and is now working on taking this … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Rural Woman Podcast – Growing the Next Generation of Farmers with Dana Penrice

Farmer Podcast Club: Backyard Birding-How Birds Keep Us Grounded

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 28, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Backyard Birding: How Birds Keep Us Grounded- Connected To The Land Podcast Released July 22, 2020 Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Connected To The Land Podcast, sponsored by Peavey Mart https://www.peaveymart.com/ On this episode, Ian’s guest is Jody Allair, from Birds Canada. As an avid birder and naturalist, Jody shares his enthusiasm for the natural world, and shows Ian that one of the greatest connections to the land can be experienced right from our own backyards. To follow Jody’s birding exploits, he can be found HERE on twitter and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Backyard Birding-How Birds Keep Us Grounded

Farmer Podcast Club- New To The Farm: Young Agrarians

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 21, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. New To The Farm: Young Agrarians- Connected To The Land Podcast Released July 09, 2020 On this week’s episode of the Connected To The Land podcast, sponsored by McKenzie Seeds, Ian learns all about the Young Agrarians with help from his guest Dana Penrice, a Manitoban farmer and the Prairie Program manager for Young Agrarians (YA). With YA, Dana is working to grow the next generation of ecological farmers in Alberta and is committed to creating farmer-to-farmer relationships and helping new and young farmers navigate the opportunities and challenges of starting … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- New To The Farm: Young Agrarians

New Farmer Shout Out: Peace River, AB-Green Acres

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 17, 2020

Are you looking for producers of fresh and local vegetables in the Peace Country? Here they are! Katharina and John’s market garden is called “Green Acres”. They took on the challenge of producing fresh vegetables like peppers, leafy greens, cucumbers and much more in the oftentimes difficult climate of northern Alberta. They are not certified organic vegetable producers yet but are purposely not using any chemicals on their land and are following organically-oriented ways of vegetable production. Katharina and John Klassen are in their second season of farming a little acreage just outside of Peace River, AB.  Each of them … Continue reading New Farmer Shout Out: Peace River, AB-Green Acres

Farmer Podcast Club: Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 11, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175: Rewild Yourself- Daniel Vitalis Released November 29, 2017 Arthur Haines is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast! Arthur is a good friend and our most esteemed frequent guest on the show. Arthur is a forager, ancestral skills mentor, author, public speaker, and botanical researcher. His work merges the material knowledge of present-day people with the ecological knowledge of ancestral people. Arthur’s mission is to help people develop deep awareness of and connection to nature, promote individual health and foster self-reliance. He is a … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175

August 5th: Webinar- Farm Water Management with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 11, 2020

When:  Wed, August 5th, 2020; 1:00 PM Where: Online Webinar by Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (Register here!) Presenter: Takota Coen, Coen Farm Cost: Free What: These days farmers and producers seem to either be getting too much rain or not enough, but waiting for the weather to change is just not an option when you are dealing with Alberta’s short growing season. Increasing a farm’s resiliency to drought and flood can make all the difference in an overly wet year….or an overly dry year for that matter.  Proper water management can help improve a farm’s water supply security in … Continue reading August 5th: Webinar- Farm Water Management with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Farmer Podcast Club – The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 30, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming – CBC The Current with Matt Galloway   Released June 23, 2020 On our latest installment of The Fix, we hear from Newfoundland-born Bren Smith. He’s growing something special on his regenerative ocean farm, and the process is a promising fix to some of the biggest problems out there today.     Listen to the full episode on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-current/id151487761?i=1000479301837 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 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club – The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming

University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada-Online Course-Register NOW

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 25, 2020

About the Course: Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relationships. Topics Covered The fur trade and other exchange relationships, Land claims and environmental impacts, Legal systems and rights, Political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, Contemporary Indigenous life, art and … Continue reading University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada-Online Course-Register NOW

Farmer Podcast Club: Eula Biss- Talking About Whiteness

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 24, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Eula Biss-Talking About Whiteness- On Being with Krista Tippett This episode originally aired on January 19, 2017. You can’t think about something if you can’t talk about it, says Eula Biss. The writer helpfully opens up lived words and ideas like complacence, guilt, and opportunity hoarding for an urgent reckoning with whiteness. This conversation was inspired by her 2015 essay in The New York Times, “White Debt.”    Guest: Eula Biss teaches writing at Northwestern University. Her books include On Immunity: An Inoculation and Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays.   … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Eula Biss- Talking About Whiteness

Farmer Podcast Club: Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 16, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 72. Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design: The Thriving Farmer Podcast Released May 12, 2020 What does a land designer do, and how can they rejuvenate farms and set them up to thrive? Joining us today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast is Javan Bernakevitch. Javan is a skilled landscape designer, as well as a practitioner in providing peace of mind for farmers. In his company, All Points Land Design, Javan works collaboratively with homesteaders, organizations, and families creating regenerative landscapes and livelihoods.   Listen to the full episode: 72. Javan … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design