Marika and Mary Alice manage ALM Organic Farm, a ten-acre (4-ha) farm in Sooke, Vancouver Island, BC. Four acres (1.6 ha) are under intensive vegetable, herb, fruit and flower cultivation. We sell at two farmers’ markets and to seven restaurants, and have our own box program, and have a small seed company. It is a very busy farm.
Robert Kourik, with enthusiasm and much gardening experience, amazes us with his love and knowledge of root systems of food and landscaping plants, with many practical tips for gardeners.
Tips and tricks from two experienced market gardeners on how to grow, harvest and market more efficiently.
As challenging as raising food has been for me, dealing with human beings on my farm has been more challenging. Vegetables don’t talk back.