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C.C. (left) and Anna Toews, with their children and ‘Uncle Corny.’ In front (left to right) Gerry, Eleanor, Allen, and Erma. In the rear, Gladys, Henry, Fred, Wes, and Ruth.

The roots of family and community run deep on Evergreen Farm

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 1924, C.C. Toews, his young bride Anna, and toddler Henry fled communist Russia for Canada, eventually homesteading north of Linden, northeast of Calgary. Evergreen Farm was born — and the land remains in the family today, drawing people together and giving back to the community. “The C.C. Toews farm is a cornerstone in our […] Read more