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Breaking New Ground – Across the Street

Courtesy of Jared Regier, Chain Reaction Urban Farm, Saskatoon SK We are putting a boulevard space into production this season. It happens to be right across the street from our

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Working the Soil is What Farmers Do

Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA  Farmers get attached to their soil for good reason. No soil, no business. They have to treat it right, and there are lots of

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Raised Beds May Work Against You

Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia, PA When you get serious about production, the first thing to go are those raised beds. Recently SPIN farmer Rex Landings cleared out the last

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What is the Best Way to Prep Land?

Courtesy of  Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Early springs around the US and Canada means discussions are heating up in the SPIN online support group on the

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Relays Are DIY

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK As people move into planning mode for the new year, we start getting asked for a list of relay examples.

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Reality Check for New Farmers

Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA Still high from a full season of farming conferences, and primed by government funded training programs, new farmers are now heading back to the land

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Bed Rest Is Not Always the Best Prescription

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK My beds will soon be resting, due to Saskatoon’s sub-zero winters, but if it were up to me I’d keep

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