January 12, 2021
As farmers, we grow and many varieties of vegetables. We test, we gather data, we collaborate and share our seeds with fellow gardeners in Ottawa.
Our farmer license allows us to get access to wholesale seeds, and oftentimes, we have more than enough for our acreage. As a result, we gladly share our seeds with our community in Ottawa. We believe in the power of community, sharing, and growing food together.
We also believe in collaborative work to practice regenerative farming practices. We believe in Landcare practices that enrich the soil for future generations. We look at a holistic approach to the mineral and water cycle on the farm. We re-use cardboard as weed suppression layers, we collect pumpkin and vegetable peels to feed earthworms, deers, wildlife, and eventually continue to enrich organic matter to feed our plants. We plant cover crops to keep the farm green and prevent soil erosion. We gather leaves and branches to create compost and use in our garden plots to conserve moisture. We have community farmers, learning from each other to promote food production, production technique, cooking knowledge, and saving seeds.
By buying our seeds, you are helping us further our mission to regenerate an old homestead farm, to raise money for our non-profit endeavors such as growing food for our local food bank, women's shelter, and children's garden. We also promote employment opportunities for teens, students, women, GLBTQ community members. We offer workshops, farm walks, and mini-workshops (when allowed).
Please support our local Seed Producers here in Ottawa: Gretas Organics, Bird and Bee Seed Company. They are our mentors and friends, and they supply us with unique heirloom seeds that we continue to grow.
FAQ: What happens when you are not happy with your seed purchase?
We will make it right, we can give you more seeds, we can give you a different variety to try, and we can invite you to our workshops. Our goal is to create a collaborative community to grow, cook, save seeds, and share.
You have extra seedlings? You have way too many?
No problem, come and see us and plant it in the Foodbank garden. Come harvest time, enjoy and harvest for your family and share the rest.
The time to start a revolution is now - let us plant a seed!
All seed packets are 5$ each - taxes included.
PICK UP: pre-arranged curbside pick-up: 52 Antares Drive, Ottawa Ontario at Unit 3 (9am-4pm)
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Request for Delivery by our friendly local Ottawa Delivery - Gopher It - Courier Services
List of seeds:
- Sunflower - black oil seed, black mammoth
- Summer Squash - Deema Hybrid
- Radish - Daikon
- Beans - Provider
- Spinach - Escalade
- Swiss chard - bright lights
- Winter Squash - butternut
- Peas- Cascadia
- Garlic - Duganski ( cloves )