Join us at Kelowna Free Graze Lamb in Kelowna, BC for a farm tour, sheepskin tanning demo, and potluck social! We are a diversified livestock farm, approximately 36 acres a few minutes from downtown Kelowna operating an on-farm class A abattoir. A heritage house is on the property as well. The land is currently being donated to a land trust whereby it is to be held by the BC Foodlands Cooperative. We have formed a cooperative to manage the property when the donation to a trust takes place. Sheepskin Tanning: Come and find out about preserving skins through hand stretched alum … Continue reading JULY 27, 2019: KELOWNA, BC – Farm Tour, Sheepskin Tanning Demo & Potluck with Kelowna Free Graze Lamb
FarmFolk CityFolk is pleased to welcome Laurie McKenzie of the Organic Seed Alliance to Vancouver Island for a kale breeding workshop! Kale is a popular crop in BC and a great candidate for breeding and seed production. Although the principles we will cover in this kale breeding workshop apply to all kale varieties, we will be working closely with Dazzling Blue from Frank Morton at Wild Garden Seeds in Oregon. Dazzling Blue was one of the Lacinato varieties in the 2016 BC Seed Trials—and it had the best survival rate after our cold winter! It has a unique purple stem and blue-green leaves, … Continue reading JULY 12: DUNCAN, BC – Kale Breeding Workshop with FarmFolk CityFolk
This post is the second in a series of helpful skill share videos from the Edible Garden Project in North Vancouver. Holly Rooke, Farm Manager for the North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project, has managed greenhouse production for many season. Learn her tips and tricks for pruning and training tomatoes to maximize your harvest in this skill share video. www.ediblegardenproject.com North Shore Food Charter Implementation: Pruning Tomatoes for Maximum Production from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo.