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June 1: Edmonton, AB – Grow an Urban Farmer Mixer

Posted by Dana Penrice on May 05, 2017 3 Comments

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Join Young Agrarians, the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition and Fresh (City of Edmonton) to grow the community of urban farmers and gardeners in Edmonton! When: June 1st, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm Where: Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 – 107 Avenue (McCauley School), Edmonton, AB Who: Urban Farmers, Gardeners and Food Lovers What: Meet fellow Edmontonians growing food and growing communities! Learn skills, find opportunities and tap into a network of urban farmers and gardeners. AND EAT GREAT FOOD TOO! Supper to be provided. Hosted by:         

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Expert Food Grower, Victory Gardens

Posted by Moss Dance on December 16, 2016

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Victory Gardens needs your help! We are looking for a fellow veggie-loving comrade to join our team and help people grow food right here in Vancouver, BC. Are you a person who is committed to creating a positive impact towards a more sustainable food system? Are you driven to provide an opportunity for people to connect to their food source in a fun and accessible way? Do you want to work in an environment that is meaningful and innovative? We feel you! By joining the team at VG, you’ll not only be playing an active role in making Vancouver more … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Expert Food Grower, Victory Gardens

Gardening writer Steve Solomon on Intelligent Gardening

Posted by Jordan Marr on March 12, 2013

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I recently had Steve Solomon on The Ruminant Podcast. The man has been growing veggies for eating and seed for over forty years; he has a lot to say that young farmers can benefit from. Part one of our conversation just went up: In this long-form interview,  we discuss his new book, The Intelligent Gardener, which he co-wrote with Erica Reinheimer. I read the book a month ago. It’s really good. In it, Steve argues that the key to growing healthy crops is to combine the return of organic matter to the soil with a practice called remineralization, which involves assessing the … Continue reading Gardening writer Steve Solomon on Intelligent Gardening