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AUGUST 23: Lazy Sunday at Umi Nami Farm, Metchosin, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on August 12, 2015

Umi Nami Farm Crew Young Agrarian Potluck & Tour

YOU’RE INVITED! AUGUST 23rd TO UMI NAMI FARM FOR A TOUR, POTLUCK, & SOCIAL! In the midst of all the busy seeding, weeding, harvesting, and marketing sometimes what we really need most is to kick back, relax, and enjoy a Lazy Sunday at the Farm, especially someone else’s farm where the weeds aren’t your problem… Take some time for yourself and enjoy the company of your friends and fellow farmers. Learn a little about Umi Nami’s history and farm operations, nourish your body with a community potluck, and refresh yourself with a dip in Matheson Lake. Sounds like the perfect afternoon! Please bring a … Continue reading AUGUST 23: Lazy Sunday at Umi Nami Farm, Metchosin, BC

Metchosin, BC: Heather Ramsay on Farming

Posted by Moss Dance on October 17, 2014 2 Comments

Heather with daikon

Heather Ramsay is a young farmer and business partner at Uminami Farm in Metchosin. She wants you to know: “Uminami Farm isn’t just me…it’s owned and co-run by Yoshiko Unno (the boss :-).  We also have three employees (one currently on maternity leave) and a host of volunteers, who are all integral members of the farm family. “ Heather is learning a lot about machinery maintenance at Uminami, and she’ll be sharing her skills and expertise with us at the October 26 Gathering in the Greenhouse at Uminami Farm!  We love this farmer profile format created by the National Farmers’ Union! Check out more inspiring farmer … Continue reading Metchosin, BC: Heather Ramsay on Farming

Oct 26: Gathering in the Greenhouse at Uminami Farm in Metchosin, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on October 03, 2014

Uminami Farm Panoramic Shot

Uminami Farm specializes in Japanese produce and grows amazing year-round fruits and veggies. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to see the amazing greenhouses and growing methods used at Uminami! They sell their produce at the Moss Street Market in Victoria and always have the most exciting early cucumbers, melons, luscious greens and more! 3:00PM – Heather will offer a workshop about end-of-season care for rototillers to ensure good performance next spring. 4:00PM – Farm tour of the fields and greenhouses 5:30PM – Potluck party in an empty greenhouse! To tell all of your friends about it – click here to check … Continue reading Oct 26: Gathering in the Greenhouse at Uminami Farm in Metchosin, BC