Working on Ivy!

Working on Ivy!

Our April work party divided its time between the Society land – weeding, pruning, moving some plants around – and the driveway where ivy had been getting the upper hand. As it was about to seed, the time seemed right to attack, and we gathered a sizeable...
Work party progress

Work party progress

Our valiant March work party cut back the ivy that was creeping under our neighbours’ fence in just a couple of hours. This is an all too familiar problem in our urban lives and worth us all keeping an eye on what we are unwittingly sharing with our neighbours!...
Work Parties!

Work Parties!

With the recent relaxation of provincial health guidelines, we’re eager to welcome volunteers back onto the farm! The guidelines specify a maximum of 10 people, outdoors only, and sticking to a regular group. Hopefully the guidelines will relax further going...
Saturday eggs at the farmstand!

Saturday eggs at the farmstand!

If you didn’t know, the happy chickens at @makohafarm are producing lots of beautiful eggs! Every Saturday between 11am and 1pm, Makoha has an egg stand set up at the Haliburton community farm stand. They have also had seeds, seed potatoes, and a bit of produce....
Seedy Saturday 2021!

Seedy Saturday 2021!

Happy new year! Last year around this time we were getting ready to gather at the Gardens at HCP for our annual Saanich Seedy Saturday. We were lucky to have been the first of the year in Canada, and thus escaped lockdown. It was, as always, a popular, well attended...
Soil Quality Survey

Soil Quality Survey

Calling all BC farmers who care about the soil! Help us to change the policy paradigm of BC agriculture by completing a survey at https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/QRYZMDF. Your input will help to draw connections between farmer health, soil quality and product quality,...