The FarmStart Feast and fundraiser was a huge success – with over 200 people coming out for a magnificent supper. Click here to see some of the photos taken by Laura Berman.
We want to thank all the farmers, chefs and volunteers who put together such a beautiful meal and wonderful evening, as well as all those […]
Diverse harvest for budding farmers
Immigrants learn basics of growing crops here; others benefit with fresh callaloo, okra, garlic
Nicole Baute, TORONTO STAR
Oct 13, 2008
Anan Lololi shows off rows of callaloo growing in a Brampton field. The plants are closely shorn, with leaves that look like spinach, but bigger.
“They call it […]
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Business Planning for Today’s Farm
Kate Hayes from the New England Small Farm
Institute (NESFI) talks about her pioneering work […]
New farmers looking to ease themselves into the business will be able to take advantage of a specialized workshop debuting in Ontario later this year.
SUSAN MANN, Better Farming
FarmStart is planning to offer […]
FarmStart is very happy to announce a brand new learning opportunity for future farmers: Exploring the New Farm Dream, a course for people who are thinking about starting a farm.
Developed by the New England Small Farm Institute, the Explorer course […]
Local beets hard to beat
July 23 2008
special to the star
Clutching bunches of just-picked heritage beets at her Sorauren Park stall on a sunny afternoon, Matchbox Garden & Seed Co. founder Hanna Jacobs, a trained chef, explains the prime motive behind her start as an urban farmer. […]