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Spring Fields Warming

Notes from the field This week The Sharing Farm will be hosting two corporate volunteer groups – BMO and MEC. Holy acronyms batman! As it’s warming up and raining a bit less the fields are slowly draining, and I’d like to take the opportunity to do some work on them in their less squishy state. […]

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2014 Farm Intern – Job Posting

(CANADA SUMMER JOBS)
 
  Background 
The Sharing Farm is a non-profit community organization that grows vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies.  We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-workingfarm interns for May – August 2014. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. […]

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Thawing Out The Farm

You might be wondering what’s happening at The Sharing Farm? Well, we’ve had snowy days and beautiful blue sky days and the buds are swelling on the fruit trees. Our longstanding, core group of volunteers are already back on the farm working in the Healing Garden. We have pruned the fruit trees, dead headed most […]

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Potato Seed Mafia

Heat is still on…so is the irrigation – all the time! It is definitely a transitional time on the farm, where the first crops are coming out and either fall crops are going in or buckwheat and then a winter wheat will be planted. There is still time for planting fall crops. This week at the […]

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Field Updates: The Heat Is On

The heat is on! This week some of our heat lovers continue to get transplanted into the greenhouse. Before transplanting the tomatoes and the tomatillos, make sure the trellis string is above. It is much easier to put up the trellis when the bed isn’t full with tomatoes. Another obvious point, but Masta of the […]

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