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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3 Things I Took Away from the 2018 Women in Travel Summit

Sometimes you learn more about what you shouldn't be doing and find parallels to what you should when you least expect it. The Women in Travel Summit (WITS) taught me I don't want to be a travel blogger but I can make many other valuable contributions to sustainable tourism, empowering women and more!

The Best Ottawa Eats According to Jen

Revised: November 15, 2018 It's been over a year since I originally compiled and posted this list and since then, I moved to Ottawa permanently. Friends often now ask for recommendations of where to eat, so I will regularly update this post with my favourites so if you're planning to visit, you have them!   Recently, …

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Inca Trail Day 4 – Our Trek to the Lost City of the Incas Comes to an End

Our American friends’ alarm went off at 2:45am in the tent next to us. “Good morning, Canada!” They shouted over to us. “Good morning, we are up!” I shouted back. The porters were already moving about and our sleep had been brief. The Americans had been at the front of our group most of the …

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