Preparing for the 2017 BC Seed Trials

Preparing for the 2017 BC Seed Trials

It has been a while since we have posted a BC Seed Trials update which means we have been hard at work! Here is a quick update on our 2017 crop selection:   Golden Beets Amount:¬†6 – 8 varieties: a similar selection as 2016 with a few changes Sowing:¬†Grown as bunching beets as last year […]

First Peek! 2016 BC Seed Trials Results

First Peek! 2016 BC Seed Trials Results

We are happy to share with you the crop reports for the 2016 BC Seed Trials! — The BC Seed Trials project is a collaboration between the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, and FarmFolk CityFolk. Through conducting vegetable variety trials on farms throughout the […]

Favourite Seed Packaging!

Favourite Seed Packaging!

Over the past several months I have had the pleasure to order dozens of different seeds from seed companies all over North America. Just this past week we ordered our last seed requires for the trials – a lacinato kale seed from Italy. It was suggested by John Navazio that if we were going to […]