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Home Grown: January 2012 Archives

Home Grown: Jemseg River Farm

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

jemseg.jpgMike Carr doesn't just grow fabulous organic berries and vegetables for sale. Part of his mission is to grow interest in organic farming among young people in the province. To that end he takes on a few interns every season at Jemseg River Farm!

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Home Grown: Winter Garden

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

winter.jpgIf you think winter gardening is an activity better left to the warmer climates of California or Vancouver Island, you haven't met Helen Sawyer and Denis Doucet. They're experimenting with a winter garden this year at Chester's Fields Farm near St. Antoine, and they're having a lot of success! 

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Home Grown: Sussex Butcher

Posted by Cindy Grant

Frank Knight is a butcher from Newfoundland with a small business on Winter Street in Sussex. From his shop he provides customers with mostly local meats.

  

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