Celebrating Ten Years of Last Dance Ranch

7 May 2024
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Driving north from Winnipeg, you can’t miss the red barn against the flat prairie landscape. Located in Manitoba’s Interlake Region lies Last Dance Ranch, a roughly three-hectare (seven-acre) farm run single-handedly by LeVerne Tucker, a remarkable woman with a big heart. 

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the farm, which has grown under Tucker’s stewardship into a textile-based business, Icelandic sheep farm, and a safe sanctuary for animals needing a soft place to land.

Image of LeVerne Tucker. LeVerne is smiling at the camera and wearing a black and white hat over her silver shoulder-length hair.

LeVerne Tucker. Photo credit Val Paulley.

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About Ellen Paulley

Ellen Paulley (she/her) is the founder and principal strategist of Stratosphere Communications. An avid knitter and novice spinner, she enjoys a strong cup of coffee and watching a BBC mystery while she crafts. Her knitting has been part of a collaborative knit print project spearheaded by Julie Rosvall, a Nova Scotia-based textile artist and printmaker.

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