As we head into June we are now preparing for our second crop of the 2016 BC Seed Trials – Lacinato kale. We chose kale for the first year of the BC Seed Trials for a number of reasons. First, kale is a prominent and high value crop for BC fresh markets. It is […]
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 […]
Sunday and Monday saw two more plantings of the beet trials at Amara Farm in Courtenay and Growing Opportunities Farm Community Cooperative in Nanaimo. We still have three more farms which needs to sow beets and have already had our first data collection results for germination and vigour! More to come soon!