Monthly Archives: March 2012
Heliotrust has been getting some calls from people who want to set up some kind of mechanism for protecting land from development or protecting land for farming. The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) holds Conservation Easements on three hundred acres of … Continue reading
What would we do without our wonderful neighbours? Phil Nunn came by today to help lay out the new cattle shed, drive in the posts, and pick up horse manure from another wonderful neighbour, Sue Ettinger, who keeps horses. Peter … Continue reading
Season Extension for Market Gardeners: Saturday April 7, 2-8 pm. Join us at Abundant Acres for an afternoon hands-on session to build a low-cost, unheated hoop house (2-4) and stay for the potluck afterwards to talk shop about greenhouse growing … Continue reading
On March 12, David and Bruce covered modified Hanley hoop house #2.
Bruce is learning from Phil Nunn about collecting Maple Sap from the sugar maple by the river.
Of all the onions we planted, the Dakota Tears came up first, with the most vigour. Our friend and mentor David Podoll worked to improve this onion for years and we can see the results. He has been teaching us … Continue reading
We have had a few visitors over the winter. Some of them are mentors, some of them are friends, some of them are learning something. Most visitors are all three.
Close to 100 growers attended ACORN’s technical greenhouse session The Greenhouse Effect February 28-29 in Debert. It was great to connect with other growers and share knowledge with the snow blowing outside. David made a presentation about economical season … Continue reading