La Ratte

A favourite of French chefs,  this premium fingerling originated from Denmark in the late 19th century and is ideal for roasting and boiling. It is quite lovely with long, narrow tubers of a rich golden brown with yellow flesh. They are on the waxy side with unique nutty flavour and…
We read this blurb about potatoes in the Urban Digs newsletter: All About Potatoes The potato is probably one of the most universally used vegetables. Originating in Peru, the potato is now the world's fourth largest food crop, and it's easy to see why. You can bake them, fry them,…

Helmer Farm Open House

Certified Organic and Biodynamic Elite seed varieties available this year (for 2016 planting season): Yukon Gold Sieglinde Russet Cal White Russian Blue Cheiftan Pre-orders available now email annahelmer@hotmail.com or call 604-966-8460 Pricing: 50lb box $125 5+ boxes $100 plus shipping COME VISIT THE FARM!!!!! Sunday November 1st 10am-2pm rain or…

Seed Potatoes

Certified Organic and Biodynamic Elite seed varieties available this year (for 2016 planting season): Yukon Gold Sieglinde Russet Cal White Russian Blue Cheiftan Pre-orders available now email annahelmer@hotmail.com or call 604-966-8460 Pricing: 50lb box $125 5+ boxes $100 plus shipping

Seed sold out

All sold out now for the spring. Seed orders for next year will be open in the fall of 2015. We'll be at the Vancouver markets (East Van and Kits) starting mid-late July with eating potatoes, carrots, honey and things. Interesting and tasty varieties will include White Rose, Sieglinde, Warba,…

First day of spring!

All done markets now. Looking out on the rain and feeling very grateful for all the support from Vancouver all year. We'll be back mid-late July. Lots of activity between now and then. If you want to have a look at the farm, watch this space for Open Farm dates.…
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