Connecting Farmers, Food and Ideas

  • BREAD IS BACK

    Outside Canmore’s JK Bakery Cafe on a bright and pine-scented day, the snow-capped slate-blue Rockies circle the alpine town. Inside, the oven-warm waft of fresh-baked bread and…

  • INVENTIVE EATS

    Darrell Bricker sees opportunity in farming and the food industry. The CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs says Canadians are living longer, eating healthier and welcoming immigrants like…

  • ORIGIN STORY

    On a sunny morning in the Origin Malting & Brewing taproom in Strathmore, co-owners Meleah Geeraert and her husband, Kyle, took an uncharacteristic break from what has been a…

  • FARM TO FORK GOES DIGITAL

    Bitcoin took the world by storm about two years ago and has since risen, fallen, crashed, burned, re-risen and may be soaring or bottoming out on the stock market as you read…

  • AGRICULTURE TAKES ACTION

    For farmers, sustainability is the foundation of the future. As Albertans become more interested in where our food comes from and how it is grown, we naturally want to know how…

    TABLE TALK

    No longer the stuff of science fiction, the invasion of farms by robots is imminent. Dubbed mobile agricultural robotic swarms—or MARS, for…

    BACK TO BREAD

    Most people love bread and happily make it a part of their daily diet. A new research project aims to help those who may have difficulty digesting…

    WASTE NOT

    Farmers Brian and Carmen Sewell are hoping that a new fertilizer derived from urban food waste will not only boost their crops, but also benefit the…

    MARTIAN MALT

    Late last year, Budweiser launched barley seeds into space hoping to learn how microgravity affects the raw product used to make its…