Monthly Archives: January 2011

A weekend in Colmar, Alsace (France)

     One of the things I love about Switzerland is its close proximity to other worlds. In half an hour we’re in the Black Forest of Germany, in three hours in Italian Switzerland or Austria, or as this last weekend … Continue reading

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What’s your beef? Natura Beef!

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Swiss farm subsidies a challenge

Greetings from Switzerland!      The view hasn’t changed – fields of winter canola and wheat, behind them the dark outlines of the Black Forest across the border in Germany.      But otherwise little has stayed the same for the Emmerhof, … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Soil

     The Western Producer just published a special edition “The Dirt on Soil”; highlighting what a precious commodity our soil is, to be treated with the utmost respect.      I see it clearly in my mind – my father stands … Continue reading

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