Why Can?

By Renata Finch In this society of convenience that we live in, we seem to have lost the necessity of preserving food ourselves. Canned goods are available year-round to us on every shelf of every store. So why should we continue to utilize this old fashioned skill? Why should people preserve produce and meats themselves? …

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Can Your Animals Help Others?

By Rosemarie Pagano I can’t resist petting a friendly dog. Hugging a donkey? Oh, yeah, count me in. People of all ages and cultures have benefited from interactions with animals. Of course, we’re all aware of how guide dogs can assist the blind, but did you know that children with special needs or allergies, recovering …

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Seasons of the Family Business

By Kenzi Knapp What does your family business have to do with a tree? Nothing much (unless you sell maple syrup), but the tree makes a helpful analogy of something we often forget: family businesses go through seasons. For young families who may be wondering what lies ahead, I’d like to share with you the …

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