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Home Grown: November 2012 Archives

Farming Off-The-Grid

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

David Cozac and his wife Debbie Russell are organic pioneers in the province. They built their home and organic farm entirely off-the-grid 20 years ago. They use solar for electricity and wood for heat, and they sell their vegetables at Debbie's Fredericton store, True Food Organics.

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Winter Gardening

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

chester.jpgWe check back in with Helen Sawyer of Chester's Fields Farm near St. Antoine. She continues to grow kale, spinach and a whole lot more right through the winter months!

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Jeff's Best Buckwheat

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

buckwheat.jpgJeff Chamberlain saw a real market for naturally gluten-free buckwheat flour when he was working as the miller at Kings Landing. Now he's growing buckwheat at his farm in Cross Creek and selling his flour at the Boyce Market!

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