Tag Archives: Biodynamic agriculture

July 6: Alderlea Farm Tour & Potluck, Duncan, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on July 01, 2016

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Join us for a farm tour & potluck at Alderlea Farm! Alderlea is a mixed Biodynamic farm with a CSA market garden and a farm-to-table cafe. Farmers John & Katy Elrich are inviting Young Agrarians of all ages (young at heart, young in age, etc.) to tour their amazing farm, followed by a potluck and Q&A session. When: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 6:00-9:00PM Where: Alderlea Farm – 3390 Glenora Rd, Duncan, BC (map) Check out the event on Facebook! About Alderlea Farm Alderlea Farm and Cafe is a owned and managed by Katy and John Ehrlich and began in 2003. Currently, they grow produce for their CSA, … Continue reading July 6: Alderlea Farm Tour & Potluck, Duncan, BC

INTERNSHIP: Crickhollow Biodynamic Farm, Neustadt, ON

Posted by Kristen Nammour on March 16, 2015

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For the 2015 season Crickhollow Farm is offering a Garden Internship on their farm. During the internship you will learn how to keep a half acre biodynamic market garden and CSA. The internship includes working with the following: Annual vegetable production Perennial herb garden Direct seeding and transplanting Weeding and bed management with crop rotation and cover cropping Practice using biodynamic preparations, the planting calendar and appreciating the farm as an individuality Marketing Harvest for weekly farmer’s market and CSA pickup Plant and pest identification The Farm: We have 50 acres of field, hedgerows and woods and are cooperating with our … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Crickhollow Biodynamic Farm, Neustadt, ON

Biodynamic Journey to the International Demeter Assembly

Posted by gabecipes on July 29, 2013 2 Comments

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Gabe Cipes lives and works at Summerhill Winery in Kelowna, BC. Along with applying permaculture principles to the land, Gabe is transitioning Summerhill to Demeter Status, and is the BC Demeter Representative as part of Demeter International. Demeter is the certification given to farms that meet International Biodynamic standards. Biodynamic agriculture is a method of organic farming that emphasizes the holistic development and interrelationships of the soil, plants and animals as a self-sustaining system. Gabe is a young agrarian with his heart in the earth and hands on the land. Here are his reflections on his recent journey to the U.K. to join Demeter Reps from all over … Continue reading Biodynamic Journey to the International Demeter Assembly