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Welcome to the 2019 Season

First signs of life in the garden! Asparagus spears planted last year are starting to peek out of the soil.

Spring is finally here! The Acadia Community Farm is excited to extend a warm welcome to another season of growing organic produce and hosting over 40 community gardeners.

It is not too late to sign-up to for a garden plot of your own, or be a volunteer for us! No prior experience is necessary, just a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn.

Contact Sarah at to sign-up or find out more information.


Nutrition Education & Sustainable Food Systems Classes Hard at Work

We are very fortunate to have the Nutrition Education and Sustainable Food Systems classes integrated into what we do at the farm. Over the months of September and October the students volunteer their time as part of a service learning project. They come to us with a wealth of knowledge and great attitudes; eager to work and learn about how the Acadia Farm operates.

With their help over the past month we have been able to harvest over 150 pounds of food! We can’t wait to see what we can accomplish in October!

Welcome Back Acadia Students!

Welcome back new and returning Acadia Students! We are excited to have you back on campus and hope you come down to visit us at the Acadia Community Farm. Look for us at Club Extravaganza night from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm this Tuesday, September 11th in the Acadia Students’ Union Building. Here we will be able to talk with you about the farm and how you can sign-up to get involved.


Peaches & Tomatoes Canning Workshop!

Canning Workshop Poster

Thursday July 26th Volunteering Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to current and forecasted thunder showers the volunteer shift scheduled for today July 26th has been cancelled.

Be Smart and Be Safe in the Heat

With temperatures in the 30’s it is important that you work smart in the heat. If you need to do work outside we suggest early morning or late evening. Make sure to wear a hat, sun screen, drink plenty of water and take frequent breaks in the shade.

Know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Heat(The graphic was originally distributed by the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services (OES).)

Volunteering Shift June 18th Canceled

Due to current and forecasted weather for today, the volunteer shift scheduled from 12pm- 3pm is canceled.


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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