Tag Archives: CSA

Vegetable Delivery to Nanaimo & Lantzville

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

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Our New Winter CSA Vegetable Delivery Program

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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Lettuce Beet Illiteracy!

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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

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Our Vegetable Delivery CSA Program On Shaw TV

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

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Uprisings: a Hands-on Guide to the Community Grain Revolution

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

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Delivering our CSA Shares

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

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Introducing Makaria Farm’s Food Security Club

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

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