Workshop: Sustainable Farm Families

Sustainable Farm FamiliesTM Alberta

is a highly successful health and wellness program developed for Alberta farmers. It provides farmers and their families with tools and techniques to effectively manage their health, well-being, and safety. Activities like personal health assessments, label reading, group work and personal action planning encourage and empower individuals to make positive lifestyle choices.

SFFTM works with farmers to helped them understand and acknowledge how important their own health and safety is to their farming operation. Since November 2014, the Farm Safety Centre has delivered 94 SFFTM workshops to more than 1,000 farmers across the province.

Topics discussed in these SFFTM workshops include:

  • Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Attack & Stroke)
  • Diabetes
  • Nutrition & Diet
  • Farm Safety
  • Bill 6 Update (What does OH&S mean for farmers in Alberta?)
  • Stress Management
  • Mental Health (Anxiety, Depression & Suicide)
  • Cancer (Causes & Prevention)
  • Physical Activity
  • Respiratory Health (All about the lungs)


6:30 pm | Thursday, March 7
Athabasca Agri-plex

To pre-register before March 1st call Athabasca County 780-675-2273.