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Home Grown: March 2012 Archives

Home Grown: Good Spring Farm

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

GoodSpringFarm.jpgThis week's hot weather has things bursting out all over on Good Spring Farm in Keswick Ridge. The heat has forced Karen and Brock Davidge to turn the coolers on to keep their seed potatoes from sprouting before they ship them out. And that's just one of the many jobs demanding attention on one of the province's first certified organic farms. Good Spring is celebrating its 32nd year, and Karen Davidge is our guest this week on Home Grown.

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Home Grown: Bunnett Family Farm

Posted by Cindy Grant

cattleclose.jpgDavid Bunnett grew up on the family farm, and he knew from the age of five that he would grow up to become a farmer himself. When the family decided to go organic two decades ago, David's father had some concerns, but now everyone is glad they made the switch! We speak with David Bunnett on his family farm in Havelock.

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Home Grown: Buckwheat Flats

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

buckwheat.jpgTegan Wong-Daugherty is the co-founder of a local food delivery program called Buckwheat Flats Natural Foods in Knowlesville. The company has been matching local producers with local consumers since 2008. In just its first season the company was able to move 29 thousand dollars worth of homegrown produce and foods!

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