Category Archives: workshops

July 28: A Special Visitor

We were honoured to have Jean-Martin Fortier visit Bethany Garden on Tuesday July 28. About 50 farmers came to see the garden, and hear what Jean-Martin had to say.  It was a great opportunity for farmers to get together and … Continue reading

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Looks like Colleen and Michael are doing well at Bethany Garden!  Sister Florence Kennedy took a few photos to document the season so far.  For really great photos and updates, check out their Facebook site.  In other news, there will … Continue reading

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April Garden News

If it is too cold, or wet, or snowy to work in the garden — which it was this month — there is always plenty of action behind the scenes. David and Michael worked on the seedling greenhouse construction April … Continue reading

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Weed control workshop July 5 and other news

On Saturday July 5 from 2-5 pm Bethany Garden will be hosting another in our garden workshop series.  This one is about effective techniques for weed control. We changed the time so market gardeners who are busy with the market on Saturday … Continue reading

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Summer Workshops at Bethany

Summer Workshops at Bethany With David and Jen Greenberg of Abundant Acres Farm. 1) Saturday May 3, Finding New Garden Ground.  How to find the best garden site.  We will also cover irrigation. 2) Saturday July 5, Weed Management.  In … Continue reading

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Exploring the New Farm Dream

Here is a course that might be of interest to new farmers.  It is being offered in several locations, including Antigonish, by the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.  Please contact them if you are interested. Exploring the New Farm Dream … Continue reading

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Season Extension Notes and Resources

Season Extension Simplified, a workshop presented at the Bethany Centre. October 19, 2013 Growing crops earlier and later than usual is a key to making a profit with fresh market fruit and vegetables. The basics of production (soil preparation, fertility, irrigation, … Continue reading

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