Tag Archives: organic

a trip to Blue Heron Farm

Two weeks ago I drove out to Gardiner Mines after work, to visit with Marc Vassallo on his (and his parents’) organic veggie farm. It was an overcast day and there was a bit of drizzle, but I put on my … Continue reading

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Erin the Librarian: Useful Gardening Books at Your Local Library

By Erin Phillips I’ll start off this week’s post by admitting I am not an expert gardener.  In fact, the first year Brian and I had a garden I had absolutely no interest in it – until harvest time, then … Continue reading

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Beer, boards and babies – Jeremy and Melanie White

I met Melanie and Jeremy White at a yoga class last year, and soon began seeing them at the Baddeck Community Farmer’s Market, too. They were enthusiastic when I approached them for an interview, and even traveled to my home … Continue reading

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