A couple of months ago, I signed a petition about Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act and the changes they are contemplating. Here’s the response I got from Cathy McLeod, our MP. I don’t see anything in there about seed or pollen drift, so I guess they think there is an “invisible” line between farms… Read More
Our Yugoslavian Porcelain Garlic is now Sold Out. We still have two other kinds of garlic available: Russian Red Music Reduced prices are available if buying in bulk. Otherwise, prices remain the same as noted on our Garlic Sales page.
Here we are in mid October and things are finally winding down in the garden. The Garlic is planted, those beds are mulched with old hay and the tools are getting picked up. Half of the main garden has now been taken over by Garlic. If you want to learn more about how to… Read More
Since I grow only heirloom or open pollinated seed, I try to save some of the seeds from this years harvest, so I can have some to plant next year. Saving seed is quite easy to do and it saves a lot of money. It also gives me a feeling of security knowing that I… Read More
If you’re going to be slaughtering and butchering livestock this fall, you need to know the basics. Here is a great book that we used when we first moved out to the Valley to raise some animals. Basic Butchering of Livestock and Game has proven to be a great reference tool for us every year. We bought… Read More
October 2, 2014 By Annie
How many of us are in this situation? We have month at the end of the money, instead of money at the end of the month. It’s too bad schools don’t focus more on budget setting and financial awareness, which are both skills that should be learned when we are young. They are skills we… Read More