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.…
It's been a hot one, folks. Great for the potatoes and carrots, as we watered them carefully. Not great for the farmers, most of whom have been consistently overheated for pretty much the last 4 months. Certainly, the blog updating melted away. Cooler nights are here, however, and even the…

Summer 2013 (January 2014 re-visit)

          [caption id="attachment_73" align="alignnone" width="300"] Simone and TJ of Rootdown Farm- sometimes they come work for us and that is a good day.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_74" align="alignnone" width="300"] The boss is in the back[/caption] [caption id="attachment_75" align="alignnone" width="225"] potato flowers are found in the crowns of royalty[/caption]…

Jan 2014

May 2012 Toby is the latest addition to the team at Helmer's Organics. He is not too helpful yet. May 2012 Toby is the latest addition to the team at Helmer's Organics. He is not too helpful yet. [caption id="attachment_68" align="alignnone" width="300"] Not exactly summer right now, on the farm.…