Posts Tagged 'organic farming'

Organic Disease and Pest Management

I recently went to a Summer Tea Party put on by the Just Us! Centre For Small Farms where I learned about compost tea, nutrient cycling and pest management. Here are a few information cards shared by Wild Rose Farm.


If you are looking for some extra reading or help to help kick start your season, here are some great resources:

  • The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener by Niki Jabbour
  • Joy Of Gardening by Dick Raymond
  • The New Organic Grower by Elliot Coleman
  • Four-Season Harvest by Elliot Coleman
  • Carrots Love TomatoesSecrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise Riotte
  • The Vegetable Growers Handbook by Frank Tozer
  • *For Kids* Compost Stew by Mary Mckenna Sidals

Please Comment below if you have another great resource that you would like to share! I will also be commenting on this post as I come across new sources! 

Come One, Come All! Plots are filling up fast!

We had a great turnout of plot holders at the meeting last night. Thank you to everyone who joined!

If you were not at the meeting and still want a plot, please email me as soon as possible. It is first come first serve basis and I cannot hold the plots for much longer!

Email me at: or the which is shown in the contact section.




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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