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Farming
Best practices for sustainable agriculture.

Food
Sustainable methods of cultivating, collecting, storing, and preparing food. Second only to air and water, food is among the most fundamental human needs. However, more so then breathing air or drinking water, acquiring food has a significant and partially unavoidable impact on other living beings....

Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski
Michael Pilarski, Founder and Director of Friends of the Trees Society. Michael is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978 and took his first permaculture...

Sacred Garden Sanctuary
Sacred Garden Sanctuary is an intentional community dedicated to sustainable farming and lifestyle.

The Contrary Farmer
By Gene Logsdon, this collection of essays recommends cottage farming, the small-scale, part-time growing that aims to reduce food expenses and increase pleasure in living in a "tone that combines pragmatism, idealism ("Measure the value of products in human terms,") and impatient realism ('Let those...

Hupacasath Farm
The farm grows and sells on site a variety of organic vegetables. Healthy Harvest offers an opportunity to be involved in the local farming community in a supportive, low stress work environment for those affected by a mental illness. A variety of vegetable crops are grown by organic methods and sold...

SOIL - Stewards of Irreplaceable Land -
SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. Founded in 1989 it is the only national farm apprenticeship program in Canada, with more than 75 farms participating.

Guayaki
Guayakí is an organic beverage company specializing in yerba mate products. The company partners with farming communities in South America’s Upper Paraná Atlantic rainforest to produce shade-grown organic yerba mate and to reforest their land with native hardwoods. Guayakí uses "Market Driven Restoration"...

Albert Bates
Author of "The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change" , former environmental rights lawyer, paramedic, brick mason, flour miller, and horse trainer. Board of directors member of The Farm, a pioneering intentional community in Tennessee for the past 40 years. A co-founder and past president...

Forstbauer Farm
Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm uses Biodynamic farming methods and follows a soil food web approach. Founded in 1977 the Forstbauer farm is a certified organic farm in Chilliwack British Colombia, farmed using Biodynamic principals and certified through the Biodynamic society of BC (demeter) and...

Mycellium Running
This book is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. Setting the stage for the mycorestoration revolution, Mycelium Running unveils new methods for growing mushrooms, generating mycelium, and implanting mushroom colonies into the environment. Capitalizing on the digestive power of mycelium,...

The One Straw Revolution, Masanobu Fukuoka -Interviews
A growing catalog of articles, interviews, podcasts and videos about The One-Straw Revolution and Masanobu Fukuoka.

No-dig Gardening Basics from Deep Green Permaculture
No-dig gardening is a highly productive method of using compost, mulch, microbes, vermiculture and know-how to create usable, sustainable and earth friendly gardens.

The Gathering Place Trading Company
Gathering Place Trading is a family owned business committed to organic farming, sustainability, and social responsibility. They source only the finest hand harvested salts, herbs, spices dried fruits and teas. Connecting face to face with other family farmers around the world. Their business is rooted...

West Enderby Farm
Paddy Doherty and Elaine Spearing have been farming on this 40 acre site since 2011. Organic wholesale production of carrots, beets, broccoli, cabbage, onions, shallots and cauliflower.

ShareWaste
ShareWaste connects people who wish to recycle their kitchen scraps but don't do their own composting with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep chickens.

COABC-Certified Organic Associations of BC
COABC is the umbrella organic certification organization of BC; maintaining and distributing and educating on the certified organic standards for BC. Included on the site is a how-to apply for certification, a searchable database of registered organic producers, guides of market sales, farming, animal...

Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit
Stony Point Center's Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit Summer Institute is a multifaith earthcare program for young adults between the ages of 19 and 29. The program integrates multifaith study in the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian traditions with sustainable agriculture and intentional community living.

The Berry Center
Challenging the industrial agriculture system, The Berry Center advances a holistic, "whole horse" approach that takes nature as its measure, consults the genius of the place, and accepts no harm to the ecosphere. Addressing what it will take to "revive farm economies, good land use, and vitality" for...

David Holmgren
Co-originator (1978) of Permaculture design system for sustainable living and land use, ecological builder and farmer, author, teacher and activist.

Beekeeping for Beginners
Beekeeping is an important part of the growing cycle; as pollinators, bees are key to maintaining global food supply. There are 1,000s of articles, books, and websites devoted to this practice. This is a general information article about standard beekeeping with useful additional links and articles.

Seed Saving
Although purchasing store-bought seed on an annual basis has become the norm, saving and sharing seeds is an essential part of a sustainable local food system.

Soil Biota Enhancment
Optimizing soil health and productivity by cultivating symbiotic microorganisms.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping
Expert beekeepers Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, owners of Golden Rule Honey, take readers step by step through the entire process-from information on the inhabitants of a hive and how it works to collecting bees, keeping them healthy, raising a queen, harvesting honey and wax, and stor­ing...

Permaculture
Designing human habitat systems based on patterns found in nature.

Quantum Agriculture
Quantum Agriculture, refers to a new, evolving method of agriculture that applies the last century of discoveries in quantum physics and quantum biology to scientifically growing food of the highest quality. Quantum Agriculture not only considers the chemistry and life of the soil biology, but also...

Secrets of the Soil
Secrets of the Soil tells the fascinating story of the innovative, nontraditional, often surprising things that certain scientists, farmers, and mystics are doing to save our planet - such as using the techniques of Rudolf Steiner's biodynamic agriculture with its reliance on ethereal forces from the...

Organic Farmers Association
Who We Are In 2016 farmers from across the country came together to launch the Organic Farmers Association to unite organic farmers for a better future together. Rodale Institute supports this initiative as fiscal sponsor and partner with the Organic Farmers Association’s farmer leadership. . A...

Organic Gardener's Pantry
Victoria, BC business providing Canada with organic fertilizers for soil and plants - including microbial inoculants and biostimulants - for the promotion of healthy, sustainable ecosystems.

Natural Beekeeping
The Natural Beekeeping Trust was formed in 2009 in response to the need for an alternative approach to the care of bees. The key aims of the trust are: -to disseminate information about bee-centred, natural beekeeping and, -to develop new understandings and ways of relating to the bee that work with...

Farm Folk City Folk Magazine
Launched in Kelowna, BC, FarmFolk CityFolk Magazine tells the stories of the many British Columbians who are instrumental in developing and preserving the province's food culture. With the notion that food is the cornerstone of civilization and culture, this magazine focuses on four particular areas-food...

City Folk Farm Folk
FarmFolk CityFolk is a not for profit society that works to cultivate a local, sustainable food system. Our projects provide access to & protection of foodlands; support local growers and producers; and engage communities in the celebration of local food. Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada Huge resource...

Biodynamic Association
The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food...

LocalHarvest
LocalHarvest connects people looking for good food with local farmers who produce. LocalHarvest provides a directory of over 30,000 family farms and farmers markets, along with restaurants and grocery stores that feature local food. Food producers create and maintain their own listing.

Hugelkultur gardening/rotting wood garden beds
An in-depth look at the hugelkultur method; instructions, benefits, photos, videos.

Holistic Orchard Network Soil Health
Soil Health: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Rhythm of Nature Biodynamic Planting Calendar
Biodynamic Calendar contains instructions which allow you to plan the work in the garden, so the growth of the plants and crop yields was supported by the power of the Moon.

C-Dar BiodynamicSociety
Our objective is to study, produce, and apply biodynamic preparations and compost to restore and nurture pastures, forests and gardens, in order to obtain high quality food and produce.

Helmer's Organic Farm
A fourth generation family owned and operated farm in the Pemberton Valley specializing in spectacular tasting organic potatoes — with up to 18 varieties chosen for specific taste and cooking characteristic. Helmer's Organic Farm has been farmed organically since clearing the land and making fields...

Leda Organic Farm
Gary, Jacquie, and Louis Swann are managing their farm biodynamically. They have a large garden, chickens and Highland cattle.

New and Notable Revisions to the Candian Organic Standards
Chart summarising the changes to specific sections of the Canadian Organic standards for crop and livestock production

Directory of Regional Biodynamic Groups
Listing of regional biodynamic groups for local advisory referrals, apprenticeship, training, or conference/workshop opportunities.

Fellowship of Biodynamic Preparation Makers
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers (FOPM) Interview Project is a multi-year initiative that collects written information and oral interviews with a wide spectrum of preparation makers in North America, including both more senior as well as more innovative colleagues. Summaries are made available to...

Linnaea Farm
Linnaea Farm is a 314 acre Organic Land Trust located on Cortes Island dedicated to sustainable agriculture, ecology and education.

Mother Earth News
About MOTHER EARTH NEWS The most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazine, MOTHER EARTH NEWS provides wide-ranging, expert editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health, and green building.

BC Eco Seed Co-op
The BC Eco Seed Co-op is a producer's cooperative of 17 farmers providing BC grown, certified organic and ecological seeds grown on our farms across British Columbia. From packet size to large bulk quantities, the BC Eco Seed Co-op has seeds for growers of all sizes. At this time, certified organic seeds...

Full Circle Seeds
All of Full Circle Seeds are grown at ALM Organic Farm in Sooke and are certified by Islands Organic Producers Association.We have been offering open-pollinated, untreated seed grown without herbicides, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers since 1993. Offering many heritage varieties selected by generations...

Amara Farms
Amara Farm is a family farm, located in the Comox Valley, that grows over 40 different veggies and blueberries. Produce is sold throughout the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a weekly CSA in the summer. Certified organic through IOPA and active seed savers.

Apple Luscious Organic Orchard
Over 200 apple varieties, specializing in heritage, connoisseur and red-fleshed varieties. Organically grown – using only natural fertilizers such as seaweed, manures, oyster shell and hay mulch. Non-irrigated – use of M111 rootstock combined with a heavy dew every morning avoids the need to irrigate. A...

Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable
Promoting healthy and sustainable food systems through networking events and education in the Capital Region of Vancouver Island. Hosts an annual Farmer2farmer regional conference and quarterly events.

Yarrow Ecovillage
A 20 acre organic farm and multi-generational cohousing ecovillage in downtown Yarrow, B.C.. Units for sale, senior housing in the planning phase and farmland available for members.

British Columbia Organic Grower/Journal for the Certified Organic Associations of BC
The Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC) is an umbrella association representing organic certifying agencies in the province. COABC is empowered by the British Columbia Organic Agricultural Products Regulation under the British Columbia Food Choice and Disclosure Act to implement...

Wines of Canada: Listing of Organic Wineries
Information about Canada's organic wine industry with listings of Organic wineries and clarification of label distinctions.



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