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  • Season Extension Strategies (without a Greenhouse) Featuring David Greenberg

    Getting Started With Organic Farming, Horticulture, Infrastructure & Equipment, Season Extension

    Season Extension Strategies (without a Greenhouse) Featuring David Greenberg

    At Nova Scotia's 2011 organic conference and trade show, David Greenberg presented a workshop on season extension strategies that do not involve the infrastructure of a greenhouse.  (62 mins)

  • Root Cellars 101 with Tarrah Young and Amy Lounder

    Getting Started With Organic Farming, Horticulture, Season Extension, Urban Farming & Gardening

    Root Cellars 101 with Tarrah Young and Amy Lounder

    Farmers' Amy Lounder and Tarrah Young introduce the concepts of root cellaring at the 2011 ACORN organic conference and trade show in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (56 mins)

  • Fresh Culinary Herbs

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture

    Chris Blanchard (Flying Rutabaga Works) presents at the 2014 ACORN Conference. 

  • Following Fortier: My experience adopting a minimum-till, raised bed system

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture

    David Greenberg (Abundant Acres) presents at the 2014 ACORN Conference.

    View David Greenberg's slideshow presentation here.

  • Growing Great Garlic, part 1 & 2

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture

    Lenny Levine presents at the 2014 ACORN Conference.

  • Wireworm management in Horticulture Crops

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture

    Dr. Christine Norohna, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada presenting at the 2015 ACORN Conference

    View the slideshow here

  • Managing Novel Green manures and Nutrient Sources in Organic Field Crop Systems

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture, Soil & Compost

    Dr. Derek Lynch, P.Ag (Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture) at the 2015 ACORN Conference PEI

  • Brix Testing and Growing Quality Vegetables

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture, Soil & Compost

    At the 2013 ACORN Conference in Moncton, Dan Kitteridge explained how to improve nutrient content in the food farmers produce, and to simultaneously improve the health of the plants and the soil on the farm by regulating pests and diseases before the onset of problems. In this third segment of his three-part talk, Dan focused primarily on practical tools that can be used on the farm to monitor soil and plant health, and how to use them.

  • Nutrient Dense Crops

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture, Soil & Compost

    In this presentation from the 2013 ACORN conference in Moncton, Dan Kitteridge discusses nutrients and their importance for human health and how these nutrients must be considered when building healthy soil. He approaches farming from an approach that works from producing the healthiest crops back to how he prepares his soil.

  • Greenhouse Vegetable Production in New Brunswick

    Bees & Pollination, Horticulture, Infrastructure & Equipment, Season Extension

    Notes from consulations with organic greenhouse vegetable producers (Rainbow Harvest Acres, Walker Produce Farm, Ferme Pouce Vert, Jemseg River Farm, Codiac Organic Ltd., Strawberry Hill Farm, Nature’s Route, and Diddley Squash Farm) throughout New Brunswick in 2016, with detailed information on best practices for producing tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers in greenhouses. Special focus on heating, pollination, pruning. varietial choices and disease issues.

  • Extending the Harvest: Growing More Vegetables in a Short Season

    Getting Started With Organic Farming, Grain & Field Crops, Horticulture, Season Extension, Urban Farming & Gardening

    At the 2016 Homesteading Symposium in Moncton, Alyson Chisholm of Windy Hill Farm explained what options there are for extending your garden’s season and maintaining a continuous harvest.

  • OACC's Resources for Atlantic Canada

    Certification, Getting Started With Organic Farming, Grain & Field Crops, Horticulture, Livestock, Soil & Compost

    The OACC offers research srticles on soils, horticulture, field crops, livestock and other.  Also, web-based courses on Composting, Organic Field Crop Production, Organic Livestock Production, Principles of Organic Horticulture and the Transition to Organic Agriculture.

  • Summer Podcast Series: Horticulture

    ACORN Conference, Horticulture