Watermelons in Thunder Bay? A Landrace Breeding Project
Read about the landrace breeding project for watermelon that Evalisa McIllfaterick and two other farms started in 2022.
Call for Curiosity 2023: Answering your on-farm questions with help from EFAO’s Farmer-Led Research Program
Learn about farmer-led research events, workshops, and other opportunities this winter.
Why Regionally Adapted Seed Matters
Seed is essential to the fabric of ecological agriculture and is embedded in the work we as a community of ecological growers are doing to create a better world. When thinking about why local, ecological, regionally-adapted seed matters, we must grapple with both systemic influences on seed, as well as the immensely personal relationships that are created when working with seed.
Communing with Cosmos
Starting in 2019, Kim Delaney conducted a farmer-led research project to see about reducing isolation distance for cut flower seed production.
Lettuce Collect Data
In 2021, 8 growers trialed six varieties summer green head lettuce in southern Ontario. Read the story about their trial.