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. […]
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OUR ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL FOOD CHAIN
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Update: The workshop will take place at the McVean Incubator Farm in Brampton.
The farm is located on the West side of McVean Dr,, between Queen St. E and Castlemore Rd. A map is available here.
The New York Times follows its March profile of young, hipster farmers with an article on second-career farmers abandoning high profile careers for a future in sustainable agriculture.
“In recent years, as the local food movement has grown and farmers’ markets have proliferated, a new breed of back-to-the-landers has emerged. Some, […]