Western Producer Article

Western Producer Article

Off-farm jobs support desire for independence By Robert Arnason   NESBITT, Man. — Romantic, rural scenery well suited for a movie shoot is visible in nearly every direction from a small patch of grass in front of Lydia Carpenter and Wian Prinsloo’s trailer. To the...
Freelance Farmer

Freelance Farmer

Freelance Farmer By Kalynn Spain   Although Lydia Carpenter and Wian Prinsloo are first generation farmers, this label is deceptive when it comes to these two. The experience and skills they have individually in farming – either from research, work placements or...
Blue Hills Fibre Fest

Blue Hills Fibre Fest

Blue Hills Fibre Fest brings shepherds, spinners and knitters together By Daniel Winters Manitoba has both sheep and knitters, but somehow over the years, the thread that once connected them has been lost. In a bid to tie those two loose ends together, the Manitoba...
Grain News Article

Grain News Article

Organic Farmer Passionate About Producing Healthy Food By Edna Manning Customers who purchase meat and eggs from Wian Prinsloo know and appreciate that the animals involved were raised in a truly holistic manner. The pastured chickens and pigs, and the free-range...