Category Archives: Updates from the garden!

A page to show the progress of the garden, in the areas of infrastructure and gardening.

Goodbye to the Bean TeePees 2017

We said goodbye to our two beloved scarlet runner bean tee pees this month. The beans had mostly dried and the vines were beginning to yellow.  The abundant green canopy was slowly disappearing.  It was time to say goodbye until … Continue reading

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Decomposing Pumpkins!

Enthusiasm for Halloween pumpkins is going strong at the School Farm.  The  pumpkins that rot after they are carved and used for Jack o’ lanterns take on new life as they decompose and they keep the fun alive a little … Continue reading

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Delicious Highlights from SNACC Classes

Our first culinary classes in September made good use of our abundant crop of cucumbers. Students learned how to make Tzatziki Dip. The overwhelming opinion about this recipe was ‘DELICIOUS’ and the next request was ‘Can I have the recipe … Continue reading

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After the Harvest

The busy autumn classes full of fresh produce and sunshine have moved with definite progression into cold nights, cool days and waning production in the garden, signaling the time to put the garden to bed.  The students have been working … Continue reading

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Bring us your Halloween pumpkins!

Last year’s class link HERE

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Autumn Highlights at the School Farm

It’s been a wonderfuly busy and exciting opening to the new school year with all classes from kindergarten to grade six coming to the School Farm. Each class has walked into the garden with great enthusiasm for all the changes … Continue reading

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Summer work for fall harvest at the School Farm

We’ve been working hard this summer so that the farm will be bursting with veggies for the children when they return to school. We need to grow enough not only deliver to the school cafeterias, but also for garden nibbles … Continue reading

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