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January Newsletter - Part One

Posted by Jenny Svetec on Thursday, January 13, 2011,

Svetec Farms News and Views - Volume One - January2010

 

Hello dear friends -

Here is our first formal newsletter, a far cry from my meanderings last year which you so kindly endured. 

2011 brings with it much change and much hope for a fabulous farm season. 

Paul is busy educating himself about high tunnels, low tunnels and greenhouses in order to extend our growing season and reduce waste in our organic production. 

I have been busy traveling (yep - you heard me - traveling to Africa...


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A Visit to Coopers CSA Farm, Willowtree and Brooks

Posted by Jenny Svetec on Monday, October 4, 2010, In : CSA 

Paul and I met the Coopers yesterday.  What lovely people!  Steve and Lisa are well-known in the industry for both their expertise in CSA’s and for being tremendously kind people.  They just won the Ontario Best Farmers award and are facing the nationals in BC in November.

 Given their solid reputation, Paul and I had contacted the Coopers, hoping for some advice on planting, harvest systems, and weed control. Steve and Lisa, with their great capacity for kindness, agreed to meet with us ...


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Farm Life - Stolen Kisses on Sunny Fields

Posted by Jenny Svetec on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, In : Farm Life