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 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 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 AGRICULTURAL FIELDMAN Barry Kolenosky Peggy Laing 08 Know the Signs of Fatigue Municipal District of Lesser Slave River PO Box 93 Flatbush AB T0G 0Z0 780.681.3929