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A Time for Everything

Dan harvesting carrots in winter When I realized I wouldn’t be able to go on my usual volunteer farming trip outside Canada this winter, I thought it would be a good opportunity to return to the Centre for a few…

Farming for the Earth

by Dan Naccarato If there was one remotely positive aspect to emerge this year from the chaos of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is that many people started thinking more about their food and even began growing their own for the…

Summer on the Farm

This month our farm blog is from our newest farm yogi, Leah! As the newest karma yogi on the farm, I've been lucky enough to dive headfirst into the abundance of summer. I arrived at the centre in the first…

Spring in Full Swing

This month our farm blog is from one of our farm yogis, Sheri! We are spoiled here on the West Coast with such an early and long-lasting spring. The daffodils are almost finished, making way for irises, bluebells and tulips.…

Potting Tomatoes, Planting Squash

Farm haiku of the day: Lovely tomatoes, Awaiting in the future, Such sweetness to come! Great news! We recently potted-up our tomatoes and they're looking mighty fine. In early May, they'll be transplanted into one of our greenhouses, taking the…

Hello, Farm Yogis! Hello again, Farm Stand!

There are many exciting things happening on the farm these days, not the least of which is a new name for our truck: Jai Mazadananda. Two weeks ago, our seasonal farm yogis arrived. There's Lisa, who joins us from Winnipeg/Montreal…

The New Season is Here! Name our New Truck!

Many of you may have noticed the signs of the new season: daffodils peeking out of the ground; nettles emerging from their prickly slumber; or, here at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, the humming sounds of our tiller --…

July sun in the fields

Things are heating up on the farm! Raincoats and chilly mornings have moved aside and the fields are now a flutter with sunhats and the wafting smells of sunscreen (and broad-bean flowers which smell quite a bit like sunscreen to…

It’s Juneuary on the farm!

It's Juneuary! Well, the farm is wet, the farmers are wet, and our crops are loving it! We come in for lunch un-recognizable in our mud-disguises with wrinkly raisin fingers, grateful for a warm cup of tea and a nourishing…

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