Farmers are always trying to come up with ways create small efficiencies wherever we can. At The Sharing Farm, any improvement helps us grow more nutritious produce for families in need. Thanks to a donation from Canada Wide Communications of eight hand-held CV radios, our efforts have will now be much easier. Until recently, we Read more »
Years ago, when the farm was newly established in Terra Nova, the City of Richmond placed the Beaumann Garage wisely off limits to The Sharing Farm. We are very good at “temporarily” inhabiting spaces.
“October 12th was our last volunteer day at the Sharing Farm for this year. Farm manager, Kareno, mentioned they harvested 2,700 pounds of squash! Alas some were so small and hard they had to be composted. With the long dry spell we had this year between July and early October, they did not hand water the Read more »
On December 1st, the popular Sharing Farm Market is going to the Richmond Fair Trade Fair. If our market wasn’t already enough to get you going, we’ll be joining 10,000 Villages Gifts, La Tienda Fair Trade Co-op and others offering local and fair trade goods. The fair will also have culturally diverse foods and music.
The Sharing Farm is growing, thanks to a $75,000 grant awarded by VanCity’s enviroFund.
Thank you to all of the volunteers, sponsors, and attendees who helped make the Garlic Festival a success. What a success it was! We were able to introduce over 2,000 visitors to the farm in Terra Nova and had close to $11,000 in sales for the day. Festival Sponsors In addition to being festival sponsors, Read more »
Thanks to a Vancity Community Project Grant, our Bees and Seeds project is off to a strong start. Starting our own apiary, even a small one, would have been prohibitively expensive for The Sharing Farm. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase equipment and supplies in order to create and support bee keeping Read more »
Susan and Leslie at The Sharing Farm donated lettuce, spinach, kale and Asian greens as well as flower seeds for the garden at Richmond Family Place. They have been planted with love and the kids (ages 2-6) all participated with their moms. The children and their Moms weeded, transplanted, and watered. The watering was great Read more »
Update: Round 3. We need 2000 votes to put us in the top 5 for our category. We have applied for the Aviva Community Fund to help our farm continue to grow food next year. Could you spare a minute to click on this link to vote for our project? The selection of semi-finalists is Read more »
It’s not too late to pre-order an apple tree for the spring. $25 each for a healthy young tree from Van Wells Nursery in Washington State. Varieties available include: Liberty, Wealthy, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Sweet Sixteen and Melrose. Please contact us for more information.