An Afternoon with the Girls: Visiting Kootenay Meadows

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My two-year-old son waves as we walk the length of the barn, saying “Hello girls!”

The bells around their necks ring out a lunchtime symphony as they come in from the fields to eat. Some of them lift their heads to acknowledge us, others ignore us entirely as they get down to eating and still others seems to bat their eyelashes and give us a little wink.

These milk-producing “girls” are the cows of the Kootenay Meadows Dairy Farm in Lister, BC, an organic family-owned operation in the Creston Valley. My family has stopped in to see where the milk we drink every day comes from. ... Read more »

Our Canada, by the Living Lakes Team

Healing Walk

This is not our Canada . . . Dismay and upset followed the Federal Government’s announcement to conditionally approve Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline. How could a government claim it represents its people with any semblance of integrity, knowing that the 1,000 km proposed pipeline from the tar sands to the coast is opposed by 130 First Nation groups, 31 municipalities and the majority of British Columbians? More individuals registered to voice their concerns during the public review than any other environmental assessment process in Canada, ever. ... Read more »

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