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National New Farmer Coalition
  A few years ago (in 2014), I had the great privilege to head to British Colombia in March (winter here in Nova Scotia/spring there) and hang out with this group of amazing young farmers from all over Canada for 3 days. We talked about our farms, our successes, our challenges, who we were and what we needed to succeed. We were all totally inspired by the U.S.-based National Young Farmers Coalition and the amazing work they had been doing down in the States to help young farmers and advocate for changes to agricultural policy towards ones that would help […]

Who are Atlantic Canada’s New Farmers?


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This winter, while planning and dreaming, one aspect of farming has particularly captured our attention and excitement. The nutrient density of the crops we grow and the remineralization of our soils have been almost constantly on our minds and usually on the tips of our tongues. Our biggest inspiration has come from reading Steve Solomen’s new book The Intelligent Gardener. Other key influencers have been Dan Kittredge and The Bionutrient Association, and old texts we’ve downloaded freely from the SoilandHealth.org website.  Basically, the idea being that most soils, whether managed organically or not, have had the minerals harvested off of […]

Nutrient Dense Farming