Dear Nanaimo-ians, After many years of getting to know you better through our booth at the fabulous Bowen Road Farmers’ Market, we’d like to take our relationship to the next level. Specifically, we’d like to offer you our vegetable delivery … Continue reading
We’ve wanted to offer a winter CSA program for years. Our spring-summer-fall CSA members have told us how hard it is to return to mainstream produce in the grocery stores when CSA season ended. And we know how hard it … Continue reading
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Do you love reading? Do you love eating local, organic vegetables, conveniently delivered to your doorstep? Let’s put those two loves together into a tasty love sandwich and raise some money for Literacy Now Cowichan. The Auction Prize: 1 Full … Continue reading
Shaw TV’s Go Island South team has produced a wonderful spotlight on our vegetable delivery CSA program, featuring our partnership with the super-fab Cowichan Recyclists. Thanks so much to Meg and her Shaw peeps for helping us spread the word … Continue reading
In 2009, Brock and I hosted a series of workshops at Makaria Farm on how to grow wheat and other grains on a garden scale. Over 50 families from all over the islands participated in the Island Grains workshops. We … Continue reading
One of the things I love most about farming is spending my winters brainstorming how to make our farm better, from coming up with more sustainable ways to heat a greenhouse to considering more attractive ways to package and sell … Continue reading
The CVRD Area Agriculture Plan has set an ambitious goal for local vegetable production: it aims for local growers to supply 60% of the vegetables eaten in the Cowichan Valley. Local farmers currently supply 7%. One of the ways our … Continue reading