Rural Roots EDIT-050819_LSR_RuralRoots_Spring_WEB_Flipbook

Welcome to the spring edition of Rural Roots With a fresh new look and a greater variety of content, this publication is designed to engage and inform a wider rural readership. As you absorb the first few issues please consider providing your feedback — either by contacting the MD office directly, or by accessing our website and filling out an interactive evaluation form at mdlsr.ca/Agriculture. Your input is valued and important to us. Thank you in advance, and enjoy this issue! 2018-19 ASB BOARD MEMBERS CHAIRPERSON Councillor Sandra Melzer VICE CHAIRPERSON Damond Stadnyk MEMBERS IN THIS ISSUE: Councillor Robert Esau Jessica Mittelstadt and Orin Sand 02 Message from the Chairperson 08 Alberta Seed Guide: New Varieties 02 ATV Riding Safety: Spring 08 Premises Identification Program RURAL SERVICES STAFF 03 Do I Need a Permit for my Project? 09 Thinking of Raising Chickens? 04 How do Spring Road Bans Work? 09 Spring Meetings & Workshops 05 Greenhouse Gardening & Sanitation 09 Rugged & Real Cookbook 05 Interested in Growing Vegetables? 09 Seasonal Tips & Useful Links 06 Direct Marketing for Agri-Products 10 Important Dates 06 Do I Need a Fire Permit? 10 Highway 44’s Farmers Market barry.kolenosky@mdlsr.ca 07 Industrial Lease Rental Recovery 10 CAP Producer Grant Program ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 07 Farm Safety: Tips for Working Alone 11 Rural Family Activity RUSS JASSMAN Director of Rural Services russ.jassman@mdlsr.ca AGRICULTURAL FIELDMAN Barry Kolenosky Peggy Laing 08 Know the Signs of Fatigue peggy.laing@mdlsr.ca Municipal District of Lesser Slave River PO Box 93 Flatbush AB T0G 0Z0 780.681.3929