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Kingston Area Farmer’s Markets 2016

Customers and new vendors welcome!

(list compiled by National Farmers Union & posted to www.nfulocal316.ca)

 

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Growing Forward 2 info sessions - Grants

The Frontenac CFDC is hosting a free information session on the Growing Forward (GF) 2 program  in advance of their next application intake of October 14 to November 3rd.   

Seed Saving Garden Tour

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10 am to 2 pm.

sponsored by Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) 

Six gardeners in the Kingston region are hosting visitors on Saturday, September 10, to talk about saving seeds as part of their gardening pursuits.
The gardens are located in Kingston, Amherstview, Inverary, Verona, Godfrey, and on Wolfe Island.

New Pepper Variety in the Making -- Local Farmers Participate in the Research

"Local food needs local seed," says Kathy Rothermel, one of four Ontario seed growers involved in a project to develop an early red pepper for this region.

Property owner (near Portland) looking for people who want to market garden

The message below was forwarded to me by a member of Local 316 who is a friend of Patrick Clark.

NFU Local 316 presents the second in our "Building Capacity, Building Community" series of videos.

The local has a huge diversity in it's memberships including farms of all shapes and sizes. Watch below to see Organic Vegetable farm Patchwork Gardens and why they choose the NFU and what effect membership has had on their farm. 

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