Topic: From the ground up

From The Ground Up

How this year-round indoor farm is tackling food insecurity in N.L.

Growing with hydroponics in an insulated warehouse has its perks, says Green Farm N.L. CEO Scott Neary, giving growers an opportunity to grow whatever crop they desire at a lower environmental cost in terms of fossil fuels.
From The Ground Up

Meet the podcaster filling the airwaves with N.L. farming and food wisdom

Despite having more than 70 podcasts about the N.L. farming and food scene to his name, it turns out Ivan Emke is actually something of a reluctant radio host. 
From The Ground Up

Community composting comes to St. John's with plans to expand

A small-scale composting program is underway in one St. John's neighbourhood, in an effort to tackle organic waste that organizers hope provides a blueprint for other parts of the city to follow.
From The Ground Up

N.L.'s 1st food hub breaks down barriers to connect local farmers with local customers

A pilot project in western Newfoundland is gaining strength and getting good reviews from farmers and foodies alike, as it aims to break down logistical barriers around local food.
From the Ground Up

From lawn to Foggy Food Forest: How this family is creating an edible landscape

Jonas Roberts and his family are following nature’s cues at their Foggy Food Forest in St. Philip’s.
From The Ground Up

Community composting tackling food waste in Corner Brook, one house at a time

A small-scale effort in the small city on Newfoundland's west coast hopes to get more people realizing how much food we waste — and how useful that waste can be.
From The Ground Up

Free food for families is among the big agricultural ideas growing on this tiny Gambo farm

In this edition of From The Ground Up, we head to Kingfisher Farm, where its owners donate baskets of veggies to families in need and cultivate hope for the future of food in Newfoundland and Labrador.
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From The Ground Up

Go on a tour of this Pouch Cove garden paradise with green thumb Dan Rubin

Nearly two decades ago, Dan Rubin moved across the country to set up shop in Newfoundland. Now his small property is a bounty of blooms, veggies and fruits.
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A gardening paradise in Pouch Cove

Take a tour of Dan Rubin's bountiful seaside property
From The Ground Up

For homesteading inspiration, and year-round veggies, look no further than Flatrock

David Goodyear boosts Newfoundland and Labrador's growing scene with his backyard gardens and greenhouse.
From The Ground Up

Meet the teen transforming the way King's Point grows — and eats

The town of King's Point was once known as "the green spot of Green Bay" for its vibrant farming scene. Thanks to one teenager's passion, it might just be that way again.
From The Ground Up

These are the Guerilla Garlic Gardeners. Their plan? Get more people growing in St. John's

A group of green thumbs on the Avalon Peninsula hopes to encourage more people to grow their own food, and is doing so one clove at a time.

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