Our Typical Day in Kenya

Several people have asked what took me to Kenya. I joined my university friend, Stewart Skinner, and his brother and father to visit a rural community and work with the local coop to start a poultry project. You can read more about what we were doing here or on the GoFundMe page . The sun …

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Planning Notes for Traveling to Ireland or Northern Ireland

When I decided to travel to Ireland I was prepared to go on my own. I dove into our family ancestry over the Christmas holiday and wanted to learn more about where we came from in a way that seems to happen when one is trying to understand who they are.  The somewhat unexpected passing …

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We are Canadian dairy farmers – #TheFacesofSupplyManagement

Below is an essay I wrote recently about my family's farm. With trade negotiations putting ongoing pressure on the government to dismantle Canada's supply management systems for dairy, egg, and poultry farmers, it seems like no better time than now to share a little about our approach to dairy farming.  Enjoy! - Jen If we …

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