Foxglove Farm is a 120-acre organic farm on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada. The farm is located on one of the original homesteads on the island, surrounded by hundreds of acres of protected forest and agricultural fields.
The farm produces a wide variety of produce and fruit that is sold weekly at the Salt Spring Island farmers market, at local stores and select restaurants on Salt Spring Island, and in Vancouver and Victoria.
Foxglove Farm provides a variety of workshops throughout the year, below are the workshops available this month.
Register online or call 250-388-6800 for more information:
August 24 – 27 Small Scale Grain Production
This workshop is intended for anyone wishing to grow grains for their own consumption or for supplying small-scale regional users such as bakers, maltsters, or livestock producers.
August 29, 10-4pm Preserving the Harvest with David Mincey (Camille’s Restaurant)
There is nothing like cracking open a jar of tomato sauce, pickles or jam in the peak of winter and being instantly transported back to the flavours and smells of summer.
August 31 – September 3 Growing Tree Crops for Home & Market
Join orchardists Harry Burton, Bob Duncan, and Michael Ableman to learn about site selection, fruit varieties, orchard establishment, soil fertility, grafting, pruning, pest and disease control, harvest, post harvest, and marketing of fruit.
A full list of other delicious-sounding upcoming programs is available online.