From the Farm

SHARE YOUR GARDEN EXCESS

Return of Surplus; a Permaculture Ethic that helps to build community! Upon observing nature, we see that any surplus is continually recycled back into the Earth and its systems. This fundamental process of the Biosphere is also a guiding ethic of Permaculture. As its founders describe, the ‘Fair Share or Return of Surplus’ ethic is…

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Young Agrarians is hiring a Kootenay contractor!

Young Agrarians is seeking a dynamic and motivated contractor to build our young and new farmer network in the Columbia Basin/Kootenays! ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA), a partnership with FarmFolk CityFolk Society, is focused on growing the next generation of ecological farmers in BC and Canada. YA is a collaborative network strategy to engage…

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Ebe’s Garden

A Conversation with Ebe’s Garden Let’s start with the basics. Please tell us your farm name and your location? Ebe’s Garden Parson, British Columbia- Golden Area A. Operated by Ebe Krisch & Ingrid Risch What kind of farm do you run? We grow vegetables, herbs, fruits, & berries. We are not currently “Certified Organic,” but…

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Aurora Gardens

A Conversation with Aurora Gardens Farm   Let’s start with the basics. Please tell us your farm name and your location? Aurora Gardens 5715 longbeach rd. Nelson B.C. Interview submitted by Brenda Hyshka What kind of farm do you run? We are K.M.G certified and grow a variety of things including pea shoots, berries, herbs…

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Linden Lane Farms

A Conversation with Linden Lane Farms Let’s start with the basics. Please tell us your farm name and your location? Linden Lane Farms The Carr Family 3850 Krestova Road, Krestova, BC Interview submitted my Matthew Carr What kind of farm do you run? Linden Lane Farms is an expanding farm specializing in horticulture. We produce…

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Salix and Sedge

A Conversation with Salix and Sedge Farm Let’s start with the basics. Please tell us your farm name and your location? Salix and Sedge Farm, Brendan Parsons and Cali Olleck, Salmo BC What kind of farm do you run? Salix and Sedge is a certified organic farm located in the Salmo Valley. We are a…

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Support Your KOOTENAY Farmer: Our 2017 Kootenay CSA Directory

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is an alternative, locally based model of agriculture and food distribution in which growers and eaters work together in a direct relationship, sharing the risks and benefits offered through food production. This relationship consists of individuals becoming CSA shareholders by making a financial investment in a farm, typically at the beginning…

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Growing Your Garden with Stellar Seeds!

Stellar Seeds is an independent, family owned seed company established in 2000 that focuses on providing growers with high quality, open-pollinated, GMO-free seed. Owned and operated by Patrick Steiner and Colleen O’Brien, and located in the West Kootenay’s of BC, Stellar Seeds offers organically grown seeds that are naturally more resilient to pests and pathogens,…

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