Breakfast on the Farm

A first for Canada, coordinated by Farm and Food Care Ontario (@FarmFoodCare). It was a great morning and I made a point of visiting Ontario Veal (@OntarioVeal) to learn more about how veal can be raised comfortably in barns like the one pictured below. The young farmers and agri-staff I met really care about animal comfort.

Huron County's Carol Leeming, President at Huron County Federation of Agriculture serving breakfast
Huron County’s Carol Leeming, President at Huron County Federation of Agriculture serving breakfast

I thought it was well attended, and I particularly enjoyed seeing the dairy cows so comfortable on a hot summer day. Breakfast on the Farm 2013 was hosted on Heritage Hill Farms, in New Dundee, Ontario. Let’s hope this becomes an annual event – a great way for eaters to learn about how their food is produced.

A luxurious barn environment for dairy cows
A luxurious barn environment for dairy cows

Published by Kaytlyn Creutzberg, BSc, NSch, MA

#SayItLikeItIs: In her two years of graduate work (2016-2018), Kaytlyn learned the art of bearing witness to an unheard collection of stories about human dignity. She first explored how she could apply a spiritual care therapeutic model to how farmers relate to their land. Realizing a greater cultural narrative was implicated, she then studied the impact of collective memory on cultural narratives and the pervasive "don't care" attitudinal construct towards Earth and Her landscapes. (formerly Gayl)

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