A Milestone a Century in the Making

Alberta families who have farmed the same land for 100 years were recognized last week ...

A total of 96 families will receive the ‘Century Farm and Ranch’ commemorative bronze plaque to acknowledge the milestone this year, including a handful of families who were on hand in Camrose on July 5th to personally receive the honor.

One of the families honored was the Mowat Family of Galahad, which is about 100 kilometers straight south of Vegreville.

Gladys Mowat spoke with ‘Call of the Land’ recently and talked about what the acknowledgment means to her and her family.

(Hear Full Interview Below)

Since 1993, more than 1,750 families have received the Government of Alberta’s Century Farm and Ranch awards.

 

 

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