Teresa Falk

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Gluten is Under Attack: Ceasefire!

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 4:13 PM

The G word is almost as bad as the F word these days. In recent years, gluten has been getting a bad rap due to the mass media, celebrities who are so-called gluten experts and books such as Wheat Belly and Grain Brain. For those who don't know, gluten is...

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Agriculture Operations in Alberta: Breaking Down The Different Types

(2) Comments | Posted April 10, 2013 | 9:13 AM

Golden fields of wheat blowing in the breeze and cows lazily grazing in the lush green pasture are the first things that come to most people's minds when they think of Alberta agriculture, but there's more to the provincial ag industry than grain and cattle. The Wild Rose province is...

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Aggie Days: Now With More Exciting Displays!

(1) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 8:35 PM

From a honey-loving bear to a life-sized cow to month-old kids, Aggie Days has it all. Don't miss this free, family event on April 13 and 14 at BMO Centre in Stampede Park. There will be several new exhibitors in attendance.

The Calgary and District Beekeepers Association...

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Waste Not, Want Not: It's Food Freedom Day

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 11:05 PM

Growing up I remember my mom saying this when I didn't finish my food. And by the sounds of it, others could benefit from remembering this popular idiom as well.

Recently I read that the average American throws away 396 pounds of food each year, according to the Natural Resources...

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So, Where Do You Work? I'm An Advocate For Agriculture

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 7:45 PM

It's amazing how one simple question can ignite a lengthy conversation. This is exactly what happened to me earlier this week. While volunteering at the local food bank, something I do on a regular basis, a fellow volunteer whom I'd never met before started making small talk with me. For...

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