Posts Tagged 'organic farming'

Organic Disease and Pest Management

I recently went to a Summer Tea Partyย 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.

http://centreforsmallfarms.ca/

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Resources

If you are looking for some extra reading or helpย 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 Tomatoes:ย Secrets 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!ย 

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: erika@acadiafarm.org or the info@acadiafarm.org which is shown in the contact section.

 

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About

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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The bees are hard at work foraging in the community garden. ๐Ÿ . . Some of their favorite flowers are borage, coneflower, marigolds, and chive blossoms.
Last night was the second Wednesday night volunteering session of the season. We have had great support from the community and many gardeners of the Acadia Community Farm.๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŒพ . . We are still looking for some more volunteers! If youโ€™re interested in getting involved drop in to the farm from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday evenings!
Soon these flowers will be delicious fruit ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŽ. . Our strawberry patch is a newer addition to the farm. A big thank you to Sadie for her donation allowing us to purchase strawberry plants to fill five beds!
Just picked up some composted manure for bed prep and transplanting next week! This gardeners gold was sourced from Sutton Hill Stables just down the road! As usual Anna our farm dog๐Ÿ• is supervising to make sure we get the job done right.
The Acadia Community Farm is excited to announce our first workshop of the 2019 season! Join us on Tuesday, June 11th 7:00pm at the Acadia Community Farm to learn more about growing a vegetable garden. Please RSVP sarah@acadiafarm.org
Farm delivery! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŒพ You may see our farm coordinator biking around Wolfville this summer and fall with a trailer full of produce. Yesterday it was used to transport our seedlings ๐ŸŒฑ from the K.C. Irving Center greenhouse down to the farm. See if you can spot our garden coordinator biking delicious veggie up to Wheelock Dining Hall this fall ๐Ÿ‚ ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

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