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FEEDING YOUR COMMUNITY AS A FIRST-GENERATION FARMER

Posted by Alex on October 05, 2022

Dylan and Tom (and their dogs Coconut and Hank) have jumped into farming with both feet! They are first-generation, queer farmers who started Coconut Grove Urban Farmstead near Edmonton. Tom and Dylan shared with us some of the highlights and lessons learned of their first three years of farming and how they are feeding their community as first-generation farmers. You can follow their farm journey on IG @coconutgroveurbanfarmstead and on their website coconutgroveurbanfarmstead.com. JOYS AND STRUGGLES OF BEING NEW FARMERS   Tom and Dylan found land for lease near Edmonton through the Young Agrarians U-Map and decided to make that … Continue reading FEEDING YOUR COMMUNITY AS A FIRST-GENERATION FARMER

AUG 8, 2022: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on July 21, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm in Prince Rupert, BC! Rainbow End Farm is an intensive permaculture farmstead providing a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to the home, CSA members, and the local food bank. The farm doubled in size in response to empty food shelves in March 2020 and a renewed focus on local food security. Rainbow End Farm is situated on two city lots, the street margins and currently is in the process of expanding onto neighbour’s properties. In 2021, surplus production donated to the food bank rose to $7700 worth … Continue reading AUG 8, 2022: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm