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Red Fife: a niche wheat for small-scale organic growers

Organic Alberta hosted a conference in Strathmore on March 3, 2014. A panel of organic wheat growers (Bernie Ehnes and Marc Gibeau) from Southern Alberta described their experience with Red Fife. Of its redeeming qualities, Red Fife grows vigorously and … Continue reading

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Carman, MB Field Day 2013

  The University of Manitoba Natural Systems Agriculture┬áresearch laboratory/field site located in Carman Manitoba hosted a field day in late July. The tour, led by head researcher Dr. Martin Entz, packed a lot into a three hour “moonlight tour”, which … Continue reading

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Fall Rye in early spring

Gold Forest Grains in Morinville, just North of Edmonton, Alberta, where John Schneider grows several heritage grains organically and sells them locally. I caught him right in the middle of the busy seeding season. Products include Red Fife wheat, Park … Continue reading

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