Spring Planted White Clover in Garlic

Garlic on small organic farms is typically either dry mulched (e.g. straw) or grown in bare soil and cultivated for weed control. Farmers would like to see the soil covered to prevent erosion, increase water retention, and improve soil nutrition. However, water...

Southern Ontario Pepper Breeding Project

Ecological farmers in southern Ontario do not have access to an early ripening bell pepper that is available in organic seed or bred for organic production systems. To meet this need, Greta, Rebecca, Annie and Kathy are selecting red and yellow peppers while building...