Tag Archives: farming

Peace Country Cloudscape

If you have a great photo of the Peace Country, we’d love to feature it here!  You know the drill: just email townspirit@hotmail.com.  See you here 😉

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Entering Spirit River

This is what you see if you look to your left while entering Spirit River from the West.  What a great view for anyone working or living on that end of town!

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Vanishing Sentinals

The golden age of the towering prairie sentinel, the grain elevator, is long past now, but there are still some of the wooden mammoths that have somehow survived weathering, fire, and making way for the new. Some elevators are being … Continue reading

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Another Wheat King

The first Canadian to be named “World Wheat King” at a World’s Fair was John Brick, the minister/farmer from Dunvegan who took his Red Fife to Chicago in 1892. The Peace Country was then famous for wheat, so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Record Crop Could Continue

Farm season is well underway, and we can’t help remembering that last year was a record year.  What does the future hold?  Here’s one opinion, published in Manitoba Co-operator. Got news?  We’d love to help you spread it around.  Just … Continue reading

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