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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

farmer raising his arms in success

Spring is an energizing time — make that feeling last all year

The end of winter brings hope and rejuvenation. How can we keep that feeling all year long?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Spring is a celebration. Little plots of green sneak through the snow and are a welcome contrast to the brown. These changes are important for us as we pull out of the wrath of winter. The challenge is to keep that energy and joy that we feel in spring all year round. In spring, even […] Read more