How to Raise Chickens in the City

Today’s post was written by Sarah Dubé. Sarah is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Planning. She is passionate about food sovereignty and hopes to have an educational permaculture farm someday. The October 5 workshop presented by the Ecology Action Centre offered an excellent starting point for anyone interested in raising chickens in the city. Upon arriving, it was promising to see such a … Continue reading How to Raise Chickens in the City

Farm Profile: Holdanca Farms

This post comes to us from Helen Verbanz, a dedicated FAC member and volunteer who wanted to share a bit about Holdanca Farms, a farm based in Cumberland Country who delivers chicken, turkey, beef, lamb and pork twice a month to customers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. John Dynisveld runs Holdanca farm along with his family, and is a passionate proponent of pastured raised, free-range … Continue reading Farm Profile: Holdanca Farms

Lessons Learned: Tips from the Fall Seasonal Cooking Class Series

Well I must admit that it has taken quite some time to put this list together. Oh the other hand, I have been putting these tips to good use in my own kitchen! TOP FIVE TIPS #1. The RIGHT way to boil an egg (who knew there was a right way?!): Using an appropriate size pot (according to the number of eggs you are boiling), add … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Tips from the Fall Seasonal Cooking Class Series