May long on the farm 

May long… for my neighbours in Saskatoon last night it means midnight fireworks on the golf course… for many farmer’s wives it means taking your boy to spring hockey tournaments… for farmers it means seeding (the odd year we are done by May long but not lately… and the odd year there are combines out)… […]

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check you for ticks 

I felt something crawling down the side of my forehead… I lifted my hand up and grabbed it…  took one look and placed it in the sink and crushed it with the backside of a spoon that was in there… I had a silent scream inside me but was in the middle of making a […]

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pesto potato salad, teddy bear chili and blueberry polenta scones

the farmer’s alarm clock goes off at 3:40 am… then 3:45… then again at 3:47…  he gets out of bed, gets dressed and brushes his teeth using the flashlight from his phone so he doesn’t wake me up…  I consider that I should tell him that I am totally awake due to his three alarm […]

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burritos to the field

May is a big month… aside from the small thing called ‘seeding’ going on, there is spring hockey and baseball to get the kids to…  there is a yard to take care of and a garden to plant…  my birthday and Mother’s Day all in the same busy month for the poor farmer to deal […]

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root veg salad, bison kale meatballs and spelt banana bread

and so seeding begins… after a snowy beginning to May we are finally in the fields…  my mother-in-law handled meals this weekend and now it’s my turn to get the supper bags out to the farmers… seeding is a bit different than harvest as far as a crew to feed goes…  the amount of supper […]

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who will cook? 

who will cook?  not me…  is generally the answer most would gravitate to… it was my 38th birthday yesterday and I’m not exactly sure what age it hit me at that I would cook… and enjoy cooking…  but it didn’t begin that way… when I first met the farmer at college, I was 19 and had […]

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