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Foraging and Feasting for the Root on tap in October

Foraging and Feasting for the Root on tap in October

October is the month to get informed about local food. As part of Local Food Month, the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is bringing Bill Jones, a chef and author based on Deerholme Farm in the Cowichan Valley, to host a special local food event on October 15th. Bill...

Host a Gathering Place Dinner and raise funds for The Root

Host a Gathering Place Dinner and raise funds for The Root

Get involved by hosting and sharing dinner with friends and raise funds for The Root, a new community facility for local food storage, processing, and education. This dinner idea is inspired by Graham Kerr’s Gathering Place cook book and his dinner on Salt Spring last...

Help Build The Root

Help Build The Root

Be part of building a Salt Spring Island institution! Do you love eating produce and foods from Salt Spring Island and would like to see even more available all year long?  Do you care about making the island more food self-sufficient, so we can reduce greenhouse gas...

Sun Shelter a Welcome Addition to Burgoyne Valley Community Farm

Sun Shelter a Welcome Addition to Burgoyne Valley Community Farm

The Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that construction of our Sun Shelter at the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm is now complete and will be ready for the 2018 farming season. The Sun Shelter is a 14ft x 24ft covered space, open on all sides....

October events well attended – thanks for your support Salt Spring!

October events well attended – thanks for your support Salt Spring!

Our fall began with two fundraisers involving the exuberant and charming Graham Kerr “Galloping Gourmet”. Graham was a guest at The Salt Spring Form at ArtSpring, and gave a great talk mixed with life’s anecdotes and the importance of locally based food and working...

The Root’s Seed Sanctuary at Seedy Saturday, Feb 10

The Root’s Seed Sanctuary at Seedy Saturday, Feb 10

Join us on Saturday, February 10th at the Farmer’s Institute from 10:30am-11:30am for a presentation by Dan Jason on how the Seed Sanctuary at the ROOT will work, and how you can become a “seedperson”. Seed saving is easy, and rewarding in so many ways. Even a little...