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As a parent, you try to incorporate teaching the alphabet into daily life, and as dairy farmers, what better way to learn your ABCs but to use the letter of the dam and come up with another word that starts with the same letter?

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A background in dairy farming and a love for science led Bill Vanderkooi to own and operate EcoDairy. This farm focuses on agritourism and research. In doing so, it regularly adopts systems that are new to British Columbia and sometimes Canada.

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This was the Christmas she had been looking forward to for 30 years – Christmas with no rush, no exhaustion. This year there would be time to find the Christmas spirit.

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Eggnog … a sweet treat that is a traditional beverage for many at the Christmas season.

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Christmas is a special time, but even more so on a dairy farm. There’s nothing quite like a quiet blanket of snow covering the pasture, with the lights of the barn during evening chores casting a warm glow that can be seen for miles. There’s a certain feeling in the air on Christmas Eve, causing all of us to slow down and be grateful for the incredible opportunity we have as Canadian dairy producers.

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Lintfield Farms was started by Ben and Annemieke Brinke when they moved to Canada in 1990. They purchased a 40-cow tiestall herd in Granton, Ontario, and began construction of a double-5 parlour and three-row freestall barn.

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