Tag Archives: growing vegetables

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Maplewood Update!

Wow – I must say, it is hard to believe a few months have passed since we wrote about our seedling area at Maplewood Farm. Now our growing season is in full swing and much of it is due to the early start we get by using the greenhouse at Maplewood Farm.  The farm is actually […]

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Our Seedling Area at Maplewood Farm

Sometime last year, Leslie observed that there is an “invisible” element to some of what we do on the EGP farms.  A big one is our seedling and transplant production takes place at Maplewood Farm. For the last few years, we’ve partnered with Maplewood Farm to use their glass greenhouse for our Spring propagation area. […]

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DIY Seedling area in the Office!

A practical post for all you DIY folks out there… allow me to present the EGP temporary office seeding area!  This came together in an afternoon when our regular seeding area was unavailable for a few weeks in January. If you’ve got a warm indoor area with lots of sun exposure, whether it be on […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Wednesday, October 30th 5pm – 7pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]

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Loutet Farm Community Potluck

Following our Loutet Farm Workbee we are hosting a Potluck Dinner.  Join us to share some food and relax on the farm! Bring your neighbours, family, and friends; bring the people that normally wouldn’t venture out to the farm to work, but can be lured by the temptation of a smorgasbord of delicious food. Think of […]

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GardenSmart Workshop – Backyard Composting: Simple Steps for Beginners

When: Saturday, Sept 14 – 10:00am-11:30am Where: Charros Community Garden Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Join Elizabeth Leboe for a hands-on opportunity to learn how to compost successfully in your own backyard. Whether you’re starting from scratch or with a slimy, smelly bin, we’ll get you on the right track!This is a hands-on outdoor workshop […]

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Loutet Farm Workbee

Loutet Farm Workbee Wednesday, July 31st 5pm – 7pm Join us at Loutet Farm, the whole community is welcome! We will have tools and gloves available for you to use and no experience is necessary. Who knows what Farmer Gavin will have in store for us?! If this will be your first workbee then come […]