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Home Grown: June 2012 Archives

Homegrown: Everett Family Orchard

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

orchard.jpgIt seems only fitting that there is an Everett apple. Afterall, how could a farm that's been in the same family for eight generations not have a namesake variety growing in the orchard? Chuck Everett talks about running the Island View orchard with his family.

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Homegrown: Lavenhop!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

lavenhop.JPGYou never know where a Sunday drive will take you. For Bill Rowe and Jackie Jarvis, it's ended in fields of lavender and hops and organic vegetables in Cambridge Narrows! The two investment advisors found themselves building what's now known as Lavenhop Farm. Bill Rowe talks about the massive undertaking.

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Home Grown: Farm Writers Tour NB

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The Atlantic Canada Farm Writers Association is in the province swapping ideas and touring a few farms and food businesses. Allison Finnamore is a freelance farm writer based in Moncton. We spoke with her mid-tour at Coburn's Farm in Keswick Ridge.

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