Seed Saving and Genetic Diversity Study

One of our very good farm friends has published this important study on vegetable soybean – Edamame. Over the course of three seasons, Krishna P Sharma, PhD, planted and studied the behaviors of several edamame varieties in our fields. One of the purposes of the multi year study was to assess organic management under reduced […]

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Family Food Camp Pilot

Richmond non-profits launch farm-based food camp for families in need This season, three Richmond non-profits partnered to provide an innovative family food camp for food-insecure families at Terra Nova Rural Park. The 14-week pilot project has grown from a partnership between The Sharing Farm, the Richmond Schoolyard Society, and the Terra Nova Nature School. It runs from July […]

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Many Thank Yous

A huge thank you to the community for making this year’s festival the biggest to date in every way (including the name!). Growing the festival into the 7th Annual Garlic Festival – Chefs to the Field was an ambitious undertaking for our small group. We want to thank, many times over, the many volunteers who […]

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Contest – Sous Chef for a Day

Buy $10 worth of food or drink tickets and you could win the once in a lifetime opportunity to rub elbows – literally – with one of our competing chefs! The Sous Chef for a Day ticket puts you right in the middle of the action. As sous chef, you’ll get to experience working with one of […]

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Mary’s Barn Update

Artist Rendition of Mary’s Barn. Soon to be built. As the Richmond Review (who have been providing tremendous media support) reported in February, City Council has approved the building of Mary’s Barn and they will be funding the bulk of the costs as well as ongoing maintenance in the future. The Sharing Farm has committed […]

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Volunteer Project: Recycled Water Wall for Kids

A call out for a group or individual to create a Recycled Water Wall for the upcoming Garlic Festival. The festival is on Sunday August 23rd in Terra Nova Rural Park. We’re striving to create a festival play space for children that’s unplugged, simple but highly engaging and imaginative. There will be an area with nothing […]

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Friends of the Fields is Back!

Starting this Saturday April 25th, join me for our weekly drop in volunteer program: Friends of the Fields. This volunteer program is great for anyone who has an interest in learning about the farm, and getting their hands in the dirt. Together, we will work in a team to accomplish a variety of activities. No […]

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