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.…

August 28, 2013

August 28, 2013 It has been a very busy month: Slow Food Cycle Sunday, IronMan competition (we were supporters), sweltering heat, drought etc etc. Today was lovely, however: a perfect cool day to dig carrots for a few hours. Here's an photo of the farmyard during Slow Food Cycle Sunday. You…

August 15, 2013

August 28, 2013 It has been a very busy month: Slow Food Cycle Sunday, IronMan competition (we were supporters), sweltering heat, drought etc etc. Today was lovely, however: a perfect cool day to dig carrots for a few hours. Here's an photo of the farmyard during Slow Food Cycle Sunday. You…

June 2013

July 2013 Getting the potato harvester out and ready to start digging this week. July 2013 Getting the potato harvester out and ready to start digging this week. June 2013: starting to think about getting a harvesting crew together, more about web and getting ready for market.

July 2012

Our Vancouver market assistant Daphne visited the farm for a training session! She's seen it all now. Above: Tissue Culture seed potatoes planted in plug trays (picture taken in May). Now they are out in the field. Firewood crew. Secret location.