Feeding our Fine Feathered Friends

This is a great activity for kids during these never-ending days of winter. This post first appeared on the HomeFamily blog in January, 2012. By Nancy Schneider, Professional Home Economist …

Farm2School is Back!

The Farm to School program is back! Here is what this years coordinator has to say: Hi my name is Adriana Barros, professional home economists and active member of Manitoba …

Mindful Eating

Professional Home Economist and Registered Dietitian, Lindsey Mazur was interviewed for Canadian Living’s article on Improve your eating habits through mindful eating. What is mindful eating? She says it “is about …

Emmie Oddie’s Obituary

Emmie Oddie (Ducie) C.M., S.O.M. died 6 July 2013 in Regina at the age of 97 years. Predeceased by her parents Emma Jane Ducie (Roberts) and Harry Ducie, her husband …

Sleepless in Manitoba

By Lavonne Kroeker, PHEc Recently, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, Manitoba Farm and Rural Support Services and Canadian Health and Safety in Agriculture held a series of workshops on …

Is Work Killing You

By Lavonne Kroeker, PHEc Lately I’ve been reading this book, and it has given me a lot of food for thought.  I found it on the new acquisitions shelf at …

Allow Your Children To Be Themselves

By Josh Lockhart, MC (Candidate), PHEc I think if we could let our children and youth frolic in the fields throughout their upbringing, we would see child and youth mental …