Container Gardening: how to have a garden without setting down roots

Want to garden but don’t have a space? Tools? Permanent location… I have gained some container gardening knowledge by being a bit of a nomad, bringing my potted herbs, strawberries, rhubarb and other perennials with me as I moved around. Although I learned a lot through trial and error, there was still much to learn! This summer we have started a demonstration garden beside the … Continue reading Container Gardening: how to have a garden without setting down roots

How To Become a CSA Drop-Off Location

Photo by Elaine Casap

So, you’ve been curious about CSAs and decided that it’s something you’d like to sign up for, and you’ve checked out our Complete List of CSAs in Nova Scotia, but what if there’s not a drop-off location close to your home or work?

Maybe you’d be interested in starting a drop-off location at your office. How do you know if this might be a good option for your workplace?

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Curious About CSAs?

First delivery of the 2011 season

I’ve been asked several times in the last  week about CSA food boxes.  (Clearly the cold, gray days of winter have us all thinking about summer veggies.) So, I thought it was time to get some discussion going about this alternative method of buying food, as CSA sign ups are starting. Continue reading “Curious About CSAs?”