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Permaculture Skills Internship: Feb + March 2017

By Tayler | Jan 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

         Feb.8th, 2016 – The internships have been filled!  Please check back for spring, summer and fall internships! Thank you!   Are you looking to gain hands-on experience/skills in the fields of permaculture & organic gardening?   We (Tayler … Continued

Eat Your Yard! Edible Landscaping with Hatchet and Seed

By Tayler | Jul 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

         Check out this great article in EAT Magazine on edible landscaping! Share This Post Sign up for news, updates & upcoming events

Edible Plant Sales – By Appointment

By Tayler | Apr 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

         Plant Sales by Appointment From April 19th – May 19th  Hi folks, We’ve been propagating all sorts of edible and medicinal plants at our garden farm in North Saanich. What we haven’t sold to clients or at our … Continued

Permablitz at Wild Edge Garden Farm!

By Tayler | Mar 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

         What? A volunteer gathering of permaculture-enthusiasts who want hands-on garden experience in a well-established, permaculture-inspired garden farm. We’ll be building a hot compost, adding wood chips to pathways, and mulching a new garden area.  A short tour will … Continued

Edible Plant Sale – March 26th

By Tayler | Feb 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

         We’re having an edible plant sale, Saturday March 26th!   You’re welcome to come walk around our gardens and see a diversity of multi-functional plants.    Inspired by permaculture, our plants and gardens are meant to be beautiful … Continued

West Coast Gardener: Year-Round Growing for Healthy Living

By Tayler | Feb 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

             Check out this article by Solara featured in Seaside Times!   Click here to read it! Share This Post Sign up for news, updates & upcoming events

Carbon Farming on BC’s Agricultural Land Reserve: A Multi-Functional Investment Strategy

By Tayler | Jan 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

         The Big Picture On the whole, the act of farming and land clearing as currently practised is responsible for 25% of global GHG emissions. But what if farms could sequester significantly more carbon than they emit while producing … Continued

Permaculture Homestead Internship – February/March 2016

By Tayler | Jan 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

         This position has been filled! Check back for more opportunities throughout the season.   Are you looking to gain hands-on experience in the fields of permaculture homesteading & organic gardening? We may have an opportunity for you.   … Continued

Soil Bio-Engineering for Erosion Control

By Tayler | Jan 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

         The Need for Living Slopes Steep, un-vegetated slopes pose a serious hazard on coastlines and riparian areas – for both human and wildlife habitat. There are thousands of kilometres of riparian zones and coastal bluffs in the Capital … Continued

Introduction to Natural Cheesemaking

By Tayler | Nov 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

         Introduction to Natural Cheesemaking An introductory course that looks into the making of basic rennet cheese curd, the foundational recipe from which nearly every type of rennet cheese evolves, including Camembert, which will be explored in detail. Kefir, … Continued

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