Andrew Mefferd draws from seven years of growing expertise to create an extensive guide for greenhouse and hoophouse growers, to grow of regardless of scale of operations or heat. A perfect introduction to the complexities and advantages of growing food in greenhouses and hoophouses.
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Microgreens are on the rise and organic growers are taking note. Ashley Driscoll and John Irving, owners of 2 Friends Farm, explain how to successfully grow microgreens.
Onions are one of the oldest cultivated crops, and there are many representatives of the Allium family in my garden: leeks, chives, garlic, shallots, Welsh onions and Egyptian onions. But in this article, I’ll concentrate on Allium cepa— the common onion.
Blue Lagoon Florascape is operated by the Regnier family—Rene and Lori Ann, along with their adult son Stefan. The Regniers are part of the increasing number of vegetable farmers who are trying to make local food production in the prairies a viable prospect.
In Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, a new model of urban agriculture is creating employment opportunities for inner city residents, greening the streets and improving food security in the neighbourhood.
A few years ago, my partner and I started looking for land where we could start a full-time vegetable farm and CSA. Soon enough the reality of the current real estate market caught up with the dream.
The fields around my farm in southwestern Ontario have rows and rows, and acres and acres, of corn and soybeans.