Vegetables


no-till carrots
Why would a small-scale organic farm in Nova Scotia choose to stop tilling the soil (or go no-till)? This practice, referred to as No-Till, is not an obvious one for a farm such as ours. In fact, there’s quite a bit of baggage around the term “no-till” – it’s most commonly used to describe larger scale field-crop farms that use herbicides to kill any plants that try to grow (besides ones that are herbicide resistant like Round-Up Ready corn or soybeans), as a replacement for tillage that would otherwise also work to kill or strongly disturb so-called “weeds” (which are […]

The Story of our No-Till Journey