We wait for no spring!

Hello fellow dirt fiends,

Monday, March 2nd at 7pm, we’re convening in the Wolfville Public Library to talk shop about the future of the Farm. If you’re not familiar with the project, this is a great time to come discover 1) what exactly it is we’re doing and 2) why it matters!

We intend to spend a little time bragging about last year’s successes, and drowning our past shortcomings in glasses of carrot juice. But, this is also for the old hands at the Acadia Farm.  The second portion of the evening will be spent devising new strategies to improve our agricultural production and our programming capacities. Got ideas? Know a sweet trick with eggplant and pineapple? Have a suggestion for workshop topics/leaders? Any input on fundraising? Want to have your own plot to grow kiwi or nasturtiums or jalapeños!? This is a perfect opportunity to get involved with the Farm for the first time, but an equally perfect opportunity to help shape the direction the Farm as we move into our second year.

Again – Monday, March 2nd at the Library (upstairs). Hope to see you there.

(edit: its a monday! a monday!)

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The Acadia Community Farm began in the spring of 2008 with the vision of providing local, organic produce to the dining hall at Acadia University, while also serving as a community garden. The Farm has grown to become an educational community centre for the exchange of knowledge surrounding gardening, food, and sustainable agriculture. Explore the site to find out more or stop by the Farm for a visit!

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