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One of the largest anaerobic digester in Ontario toured

One of the largest anaerobic digester in Ontario toured

One of the digester domes and process structure Other dome and the processing structure Corn leftover from a processing plant - one of fuel Inspecting the dome where gas is collected Digesters with collection domes We also had the pleasure of visiting a cutting edge anaerobic digester. This is a $10 million dollar project where waste products from food processing plants and farms can be used to produce [Read More...]
Largest Ontario Seedling Green House Operation Toured

Largest Ontario Seedling Green House Operation Toured

We had the pleasure of touring the DVD Farm’s green house seedling operation in Leamington, Ontario. DVD Farms grows seedlings for Heinz farming operations. They have the largest tomato seedlings operation in Ontario. This summer a tornado ripped through their green houses and ripped off several acres of green house structures. They are in the process of rebuilding and adding newer sturdier green houses to handle tornadoes. They [Read More...]
Farm Tour and Seminar on Crop Rotation: Fertile Ground CSA

Farm Tour and Seminar on Crop Rotation: Fertile Ground CSA

We attended a workshop about crop rotation at the Fertile Ground CSA. Farmer Angie is running a 70 person CSA as well as a market. She is an innovative organic farmer and mentor. We learned a lot about crop rotation, CSA, Crop planning and organic farming issues.   We were also able to mingle with 20 or so other farmers and learn a lot from their experiences. We will highly recommend Angie’s workshops.  Here is [Read More...]
Garden Party Green House Tour

Garden Party Green House Tour

We attended a workshop in St. Agatha on Saturday.  Garden Party Farm is owned by Farmter Theresa. She taught a course on Season extension.  It was a very informative and fun session.  She answered every single question the students had. We learned a lot from her and the knowledge will help us with our green house challenge throughout this winter. Our challenge is managing a green house with no electricity and running [Read More...]
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