Posts Tagged ‘organic farming’

Richard Stengel: Menodae

Richard with two buddies

Richard with two buddies

Richard met his Metis partner, Jesse, in a small First Nations fly-in community named Neskantaga (Lansdowne House), north of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

“We live on 250 acres that edge the Canadian Shield near Sturgeon Falls.  On our land we plant five acres of organic produce, raised bed method, 16 feet long, 4 feet wide, 2 feet high. With open fields, thick mixed forests and a creek running through it, the property was chosen to provide a healthy environment for us humans and our canine friends. Our house is situated at the end of a road, surrounded by land locked Crown property on two sides.  Read the rest of this entry »

Larry

Larry

Larry

Larry is a working German Shepherd on an organic produce farm in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Ferme du Coq a L’Ane, owned by Jean-Francois Labbe and Jean-Francoix Levasseur. He monitors visitors, guards the farm’s free ranging chickens and Guinnea Hens, and oversees his humans’ Scottish Longhorn cattle and extensive pesticide-free vegetable crop.