Archive for the ‘Kim Cooper’ Category

  • What Abe Lincoln’s Envoy Found In The Buxton Area

    May 8 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on What Abe Lincoln’s Envoy Found In The Buxton Area

    I have mentioned many times that the agriculture sector in Chatham-Kent is complex and innovative.  But it is also rich in history. February is Black History Month, and I thought I...

  • The Day God Made a Farmer

    Apr 11 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on The Day God Made a Farmer

    Last week we celebrated Canada Agriculture Day, so this article honours our past, present and future farmers. “So God Made a Farmer” was the name of a speech given by the radio...

  • Volunteer Firefighters Answer To a High Calling

    Apr 9 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Volunteer Firefighters Answer To a High Calling

    There are many facets of agricultural life that go beyond the actual farm, yet still have a very important role in our farming community. Some of the 340 volunteer firefighters who serve...

  • God Also Made Farmers’ Wives

    Mar 24 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on God Also Made Farmers’ Wives

    Becky Chapple  “So God Made a Farmer” was written by radio broadcaster Paul Harvey in 1975. The speech was an extension of the Genesis creation narrative referring to God’s...

  • 278 Acres Of Trees Planted In Chatham-Kent Since 2016

    Mar 1 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on 278 Acres Of Trees Planted In Chatham-Kent Since 2016

    Chuck Pegg and Greg Van Every, environmental project coordinator with the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, plant trees on Pegg’s property in the Rondeau Bay area June 6,...

  • Food Freedom Day In Chatham-Kent

    Feb 12 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Food Freedom Day In Chatham-Kent

    The Kent Federation of Agriculture (KFA) partners with many of our Chatham-Kent growers and food processors to present local products for our area food banks.  They do this every year to...

  • Agriculture – So Much To Learn

    Feb 10 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Agriculture – So Much To Learn

    I trust 2019 will bring you health, joy, and a sense of peace in your hearts.  As we begin a new year, it is always good to look back and see where we have been in order to see where we...

  • Searching For The Christmas Star

    Feb 3 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Searching For The Christmas Star

    These weekly articles I bring to you try to highlight many important areas of agriculture and how they affect our daily lives. Today, I would like to share a true story that happened to me...

  • Real Christmas Trees Are Truly Green

    Jan 27 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Real Christmas Trees Are Truly Green

    Do you remember when you were younger when you went out and chopped down a Christmas tree, and cut down some branches to make beautiful decorations? Well, you can still do that, because...

  • Buying Chatham-Kent Food In The Winter

    Jan 19 | Kim Cooper | | Comments Off on Buying Chatham-Kent Food In The Winter

    Most of us realize the importance of buying quality food products for our family, as well as the importance of supporting our local producers. One of the questions I keep getting asked is...

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