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Home Grown: July 2012 Archives

Tasty Raspberries at Harper's U-Pick

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for rasp.pngWhat began nearly two decades ago as a little retirement project, is now seven acres of raspberries! Gerry Harper is the third generation on the family farm in Hillsborough and the berry lover behind Harper's U-Pick Raspberries.





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The Dune View Inn and Restaurant to Open Farm Store!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

carson.jpgWhat began as a kitchen garden for the Dune View Inn and Restaurant has grown into a fully certified organic market garden. And by next week, if you drop by the Inn overlooking Bouctouche Bay, you'll be able to shop at a new farm store! Chef Carson Edwards is our guest this week on Home Grown. (Photo: Chef Carson's Certified Organics)

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Remembering Organic Pioneer Clark Phillips

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

clark.jpgClark Phillips and his partner Susan Tyler have been stalwarts in the local farming, sustainable forestry and environmental communities since they set down roots in the province. Phillips died in June and this Sunday friends will gather at Whaelghinbran Farm to celebrate his life. Mark Connell will be among them. He's been a close friend of Clark's for 40 years. (Photo: ACORN)

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