September on the farm

September on the farm

We’ve been busy in the Education Garden this summer! And the work goes on – this month our work party will involve some pruning, weeding, tidying; building up chip trails; and some harvesting. Our shelling beans are getting ready to harvest, so we’ve...
Summer Work Parties!

Summer Work Parties!

It’s been a long, long year and what a relief to see the COVID restrictions relax at last. Our magnificent core volunteer group – Cathy, Lizanne, Kate, Naomi, Suzanne, Sonya, Kevin, Cailin, Megan, Caila plus Arbi – has worked wonders on the space...
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...