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Growing Great Garlic

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Growing Great Garlic

Garlic is an easy to grow crop best suited to in-ground growing or raised beds. Read on for everything you need to know for growing great garlic this year. Timing Plant cloves from September to the end of November. There is a brief window at the beginning of March when you can plant for a fall harvest, but in this climate garlic performs better if overwintered. Soil Garlic likes to grow in rich, well-drained, loose and weed-free soil. Sandy-loamy soil is ideal as it allows the bulbs to push out easier as they grow, preventing an excessively wet growing environment,...

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Quality Assurance Statement on Seed Garlic

Quality Assurance Statement on Seed Garlic

BC Eco Seed Co-op is delighted to offer seed garlic from Shirlene Coté and Michael Nyberg of Earth Apple Organic Farm. Shirlene and Mike are proud of the quality of their garlic and consider quality assurance at every step. Growing good seed garlic starts with picking out the very best of their own seed to plant in the fall.  All of their garlic has been grown out from bulbils, which they do every 5 years for disease control purposes.  They then take extreme care in the field to manage pests, weeds and disease with regular inspections and good nutrient applications...

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Grower Profile: Rake and Radish Farm

Community Grower Profile

Grower Profile: Rake and Radish Farm

With the rise of industrial agriculture in our increasingly globalized world, local, small-scale farmers are more important now than ever. At BC Eco Seed Co-op we’re proud to be a farmer-first business. Over the years we’ve met and supplied many BC farmers with seeds grown close to home and getting to know our customers has been one of the biggest motivations in our business. Grower Profile is a storytelling initiative giving you a deeper snapshot of the farmers in your community, providing you with stories about the food growing close to home and the amazing humans who are making it happen.

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Meet BC Eco Seed Co-op Member Mel Sylvestre of Grounded Acres Organic Farm

Grounded Acres Organic Farm Member Profile

Meet BC Eco Seed Co-op Member Mel Sylvestre of Grounded Acres Organic Farm

Meet BC Eco Seed Co-op founding member Mel Sylvestre of Grounded Acres Organic Farm. 

Read on to learn more about Mel's journey from sound technician to seed saver, why tomatillo seeds are one of the most unique she has saved, how seed saving is a political statement, and more! 

Featured photos credited to Grounded Acres Organic Farm.

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Grower Profile: Two Roads Farm

Community Grower Profile

Grower Profile: Two Roads Farm

Grower Profile is a storytelling initiative giving you a deeper snapshot of the farmers in your community. It is our goal to provide you with stories about the food growing close to home and the amazing humans who are making it happen. Explore this series to learn more about what drives these folks to make the bold decision to be a farmer and tend to the land.

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