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Beyond Bill 6

Can farmers and government find common ground?

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Deep in the Furrows

The four-generation Noble family farm.

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Food: Near or Far?

Pierre Desrochers and Kris Vester differ (respectively) on whether food should come from near or far.

Meet the Minister

Oneil Carlier

Preview our interview with Alberta’s Agriculture Minster.

This Land

Eating Soil

Our larger towns and cities sprang up in the heart of our best farmland.

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Moral Chameleons

If political partisanship bothers you, it probably means your political tribe is in power.

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Alexis Kienlen

Alexis Kienlen is the author of two books of poetry, She Dreams in Red and 13. She has also written a biography of Sikh civil rights activist Gurcharan Singh Bhatia. Kienlen works as an agricultural reporter for the newspaper Alberta Farmer and lives in Edmonton.

Pierre Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers is an associate professor of geography at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. He is the co-author of The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-mile Diet (2012) and co-editor of Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson (2012).

Kris Vester

Kris Vester co-owns Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farms, a diversified mixed farm consisting of 160 acres of prairie/aspen parkland in the low foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 75km NW of Calgary. He is also the president of Slow Food Calgary.

Jaime Vedres

Jamie Vedres (photos for “Deep in the Furrows”) is a commercial photographer born and raised in southern Alberta. He feels fortunate to have grown up in an era when schools still taught traditional darkroom photography, but also enjoys tintypes, large-format cameras and pinhole work.

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Our Writers

Alexis Kienlen

Alexis Kienlen is the author of two books of poetry, She Dreams in Red and 13. She has also written a biography of Sikh civil rights activist Gurcharan Singh Bhatia. Kienlen works as an agricultural reporter for the newspaper Alberta Farmer and lives in Edmonton.

Pierre Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers is an associate professor of geography at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. He is the co-author of The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-mile Diet (2012) and co-editor of Silent Spring at 50: The False Crises of Rachel Carson (2012).

Kris Vester

Kris Vester co-owns Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farms, a diversified mixed farm consisting of 160 acres of prairie/aspen parkland in the low foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about 75km NW of Calgary. He is also the president of Slow Food Calgary.

Jaime Vedres

Jamie Vedres (photos for “Deep in the Furrows”) is a commercial photographer born and raised in southern Alberta. He feels fortunate to have grown up in an era when schools still taught traditional darkroom photography, but also enjoys tintypes, large-format cameras and pinhole work.

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Thug Life

The month after Chris Crane’s 18th birthday was a blur. The Alberta Warriors gang member spent most of it drunk ...

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SPECTRUM-RED, BY MARIE LANNOO,

2017. Acrylic on aluminum. 60″ x 60″. Newzones Gallery, Calgary.

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Ranching Women in Southern Alberta

by Rachel Herbert
Reviewed by Carol Williams

To Me You Seem Giant

 by Greg Rhyno
Reviewed by Naomi K. Lewis

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by Jaspreet Singh
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

On Mockingbird Hill

by Mary Theresa Kelly
Reviewed by Jenna Butler
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SPECTRUM-RED by Marie Lannoo,

2017. Acrylic on aluminum. 60″ x 60″. Newzones Gallery, Calgary.

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Books

Ranching Women in Southern Alberta

by Rachel Herbert
Reviewed by Carol Williams

To Me You Seem Giant

 by Greg Rhyno
Reviewed by Naomi K. Lewis

November

by Jaspreet Singh
Reviewed by Christine Wiesenthal

On Mockingbird Hill

by Mary Theresa Kelly
Reviewed by Jenna Butler
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