COG developed FindOrganicSeed.ca with the goal of making it easier for organic farmers to find the seed they need. Our database allows you to:
Browse the catalogues of many organic suppliers at once Keep track of your choices by making a “seed list” that […]
Published: Permaculture, 16 January, 2014 By: Louise Carwright
The rise in fuel prices has seen greater awareness and a wider concern for what life will be like when the oil runs out. This has seen interest in less chemical dependant farming methods bringing permaculture to the forefront of discussion and debate.
A handful of […]
The Canadian Seed Library is a collection of seeds that backs up the work of the Seeds of Diversity’s member seed savers and Canadian heritage seed companies.
As a not-for-profit project, Seeds of Diversity store back-up samples of Canada’s rarest seeds (and some not so rare) in low-humidity freezers to keep them viable […]
You could say Penny Jordan saved the farm. A veteran of the insurance industry with a business degree, she came back to work at her Maine family farm at age 48. Since then, she’s revitalized her old farm stand business with a bus that delivers produce to senior centers. She’s opened a tiny restaurant on […]
The use of cover crops is having positive effects on the Iowa environment and also on the bottom line for farmers, and it appears the latest trend in that area will be even more beneficial. Cover crops are used in conjunction with cash crops mainly to help limit nutrient runoff and erosion on those acres […]
By: Luke Runyon Published: Harvest Public Media, Dec. 8, 2013
For decades, housing developments in the suburbs have come complete with golf courses, tennis courts, strip malls and swimming pools. But make way for the new subdivision amenity: the specialty farm. A new model for suburban development is springing up across the country that […]