This post is the first in a series of skill share videos from the Edible Garden Project in Vancouver, BC! Stay tuned for more practical farm & garden how-to videos. The heat of summer can make germinating carrots challenging! Holly Rooke, Farm Manager for the North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project, walks us through a low-tech way to promote germination in hot dry weather. North Shore Food Charter Implementation: Germinating Carrots from Emily Jubenvill on Vimeo.
Ready to gather, share, learn, dream and mix it up Kootenay farm style? Kootenay’s first ever Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer & Sleepover! Before the days get too long, the weather too warm, and all our lives way too busy… it’s time to gather and network with farm folk!!! We’re bringing together as many young(ish) ecological farmers as we can for two-days of skills sharing, workshops and connection making. Young Agrarians has officially come to the Kootenays! We have regional coordinators on the ground and modest funding to start supporting local young farmers and the farm-curious. The Mixer will also be … Continue reading Kootenays Spring Farmer Mixer – SCHEDULE ADDED!
March 3, 2013 – the day after Seedy Saturday! Join us at Ripple Farm for the first ever Comox Valley Young Agrarians potluck and skills share! Thank you Farmer Moss for organizing:) Event Facebook Page Link Arrive around 3:00PM for a hands-on soil-blocking demo in the greenhouse. Soil blocks are an awesome alternative to using plastic pots and plug trays for seedlings. We’ll have an array of soil-blocking equipment to show you and everyone will have a chance to test drive the blockers and help get some of the seeding done. Everyone is welcome. Soup potluck around 5:00PM. That means … Continue reading Ripple Farm Potluck