GFM Network News


Woman touching tall grass

I have been blessed in the company of rural women

Rural women look to each other for help, inspiration, and empowerment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Perfect winter travelling weather on rural Alberta roads led me in November to the village of Plamondon. It might be a small place but her heart is huge, and it was a joy to laugh, cry, and simply ‘be with’ the more than 200 women in attendance. These days are gifts to me. To be […] Read more

Glenn Cheater, Alberta Farmer editor

A warm welcome from a very hospitable community

The number of producers is declining, but the spirit of 
the farming community grows stronger and stronger


Reading Time: 3 minutes I was running seriously late and my pal Rick’s email directions for the community supper were “four miles north of Vauxhall — lots of signs.” Judging when you’re four miles from a place you’ve never been before is a little tough, but surely I couldn’t miss all those signs. I did. I spotted one marking […] Read more