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Supporting Local Farmers: The Environmental and Economic Benefits

Supporting local businesses has historic roots in our communities – prior to globalization, the majority of the goods and services we consumed could be nothing …

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Garden Guides

The Top 5 Vegetables: Halton Food’s Go-To Veggies

As an organization, Halton Food plants almost every vegetable that can grow in our climate. From tomatoes to potatoes, Swiss chard to squash, we plant …

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Garden Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Herbs

Growing Herbs, Herbs, Fresh Herbs, Container Garden, In-ground Garden, Raised Beds, Backyard Gardening, Backyard Groceries, Community Gardening

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Garden Guides

Pollinators in the Vegetable Garden

June 21 to 27 is National Pollinator Week I am sure all of you have seen or read about the campaign to “Save the Bees,” …

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Garden Guides

Container Gardening 101

No backyard and limited garden space, but still want fresh and nutritious produce all summer? Look no further, the answer is container gardening!    What is container gardening?  Container gardening is the practice of growing plants in …

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The Garden Journey

Covid-Friendly Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

As we navigate our second summer during the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to find ways to feel connected to your local community. Being connected in your community allows you …

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Do you want to implement square foot gardening in your backyard garden? This blog post will outline the history of square foot gardening, the benefits

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The following is part one of a three part series on how to set up and enjoy fresh greens grown indoors year round.  Dar Corrigan

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The Canadian winter season can feel very long, especially as we are patiently awaiting the start of the upcoming gardening season. Last winter, we wrote a blog about a dozen fun winter

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All About Jerusalem Artichokes! There is a lot to love about Jerusalem artichokes. These unusually named vegetables are easy to grow, require little maintenance and are native to southern Ontario. In fact, for all you

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If you live in Ontario, summer comes and goes in the blink of an eye. It seems like just yesterday we were sharing advice on how to plant

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The following article is by guest contributor Linda Crago, owner of Tree and Twig Heirloom Vegetable Farm.  Linda has been growing organic heirloom vegetables for

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