Sunshine Organic Farm found year-round at farmers’ market

Like many Canadian farming families, the Horvaths’ story in Alberta begins many decades ago. At the age of 16, Steve Horvath and his father came to Canada from Hungary, with little money and big dreams. Working their way across the prairies, the Horvath men arrived in Alberta and began clearing […] Read more »

Preserving your summer harvest

Alberta’s growing season may be short, but that doesn’t stop our community gardens and urban farms from producing bountiful summer crops. In fact, ask any member of a local CSA and they’ll tell you how much their weekly delivery boxes are over-flowing right now!  While having “too much produce” may […] Read more »

After finding a place in a shared garden space, now what?

So, you found a plot of earth to call your own this summer and are now realizing you don’t know a thing about gardening. Don’t worry! You’ve come back to the right place. Read on for a step-by-step description of how to turn your seeds into salads. The master plan […] Read more »

Local Food DIY for March edition of Green Drinks

By far, our most popular Green Drinks theme is Local Food, so this year we’re taking it to the root of the topic — gardening! Come join us on Wednesday, March 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Yellowhead Brewery (10229 105 St.) to discuss how to localize your […] Read more »

Beekeeping in Edmonton helps honeybee populations

Editor’s note: Edmonton city council passed an amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw on April 28, 2015, to permit beekeeping in the city. More information about the pilot project to become an urban beekeeper can be found on their website.  In backyards across Edmonton, residents build and cultivate […] Read more »

Edmonton’s Community Supported Agriculture: a great way to get your fresh produce this summer

The snow is finally disappearing and the weather warming up, inviting thoughts of summer. As you think about how to spend all those long, warm summer days, here’s one thing for you to consider: participating in one of Edmonton’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs. Community Supported Agriculture connects local farmers […] Read more »