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Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, July 05, 2020

Posted on July 5th, 2020
Thunderstorms & Weasels As I write this a big storm is forming just to the west of us, looking ready to drop some wind and rain in the next hour or so. We have moved into that time of the year where the slow steady days or rain are instead intense bursts of lightning and downpours. As someone who... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, June 28th, 2020

Posted on June 28th, 2020
Summer Season Begins! Welcome to the summer season, to bring on the warm days and thunder storms of July we have three great products you can add to your egg subscriptions.First, we have our Asparagus and Grilled Pepper Quiche. Made by Chef Alex at The Allium in Calgary, they feature our duck eggs,... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, June 21, 2020

Posted on June 22nd, 2020
Happy Summer Solstice! Happy longest day to everyone! The solstice marks the turning point in the year - from spring into summer. It also heralds the dry months of July, August, and September where the long slow rains of June are replaced by the sudden sharp deluges of thunderstorms. As a night owl... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, June 14, 2020

Posted on June 14th, 2020
The Return of Quiche! We are happy to announce that quiche is available once again as an extra for our customers. This time around we partnered with Chef's Farmer and Chef Alex Hamilton at Allium in Calgary. Chef Alex put together a fantastic quiche featuring our duck eggs, BC asparagus, smoked peppers,... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, June 10, 2020

Posted on June 8th, 2020
We hope everyone survived the rain this weekend! My goodness it was wet here on the farm. For us it was perfect timing, on Friday the tree planting crew finished planting over 5,000 trees on our farm. These trees are future ecobuffers and shelter belts to help break up wind, catch snow, and provide habitat... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, May 31, 2020

Posted on May 31st, 2020
Pick Up & DeliveryWe will continue to provide home delivery options for our customers going forward. If you wish to have your eggs delivered to your house rather than pick them up at one of our locations you can continue to do so. Home delivery will come with a $3 charge to cover time and petrol. If... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, May 27, 2020

Posted on May 24th, 2020
Pandemic Restrictions Lifting & Delivery ChangesWe are happy to see that Alberta is cautiously lifting restrictions around Covid-19, and easing back into normal life. As such we will be returning to drop site pickups starting the first week of June. Please pay close attention to your emails from... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, May 17, 2020

Posted on May 17th, 2020
Busy Birds We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. On the farm things are pretty busy as we get our birds out onto pasture. Our new laying hens are finishing their brooding in the big barn for the next 3-4 weeks, we like to get them on grass around 10 or 12 weeks old when their crop and gizzards... read more »

Locally Yours from Happiness By The Acre, May 03, 2020

Posted on May 3rd, 2020
Welcome to May! Boy is this spring taking its time coming. Thank goodness for the last week of nice weather, the pastures are finally starting to wake up and bits of green are showing amongst the browns. The bit of rain we are to get this week should help get things going, and hopefully in short order... read more »