tomato trellis

Tomato plants
  Each year, we grow tomato seedlings (lots of different neat varieties!) for our customers to grow in their own backyards. Every variety has been trialed and tested by us on our farm and has successfully ripened delicious tomatoes in our climate. We start them from seed in March and grow them in organic potting soil with organic nutrients that we add for slow-release minerals so your tomato harvest will be tasty and nutritious. Here are our tips for caring for them.     Once you’ve brought your tomato seedling(s) home, it needs: Protection from frost. They won’t survive a […]

How to Care for your Tomato Seedling

Last Monday, Lucia from ACORN organized a farm tour of two wonderful and inspiring (and very different) farms. Grow a Farmer apprentices from our farm, Windy Hill Farm, and Taproot Farms took part in the tour as well as other aspiring and new farmers. Bryan and I take our professional development as farmers very seriously and try to prioritize visits to other farms as well as attending farming conferences and workshops. Since this was a long day away from the farm only one of us could go. I (Shannon) went on this farm tour and Bryan will go on the […]

Grow a Farmer Nova Scotia Farm Tour