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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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Strathmore Alberta Farm tour 2013

Marc Gibeau of Heritage Harvest shows a field of Red Fife wheat. Marc grows and mills his own grain which he sells to local bakeries in Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC.  Marc is very mechanically minded and has created some interesting … Continue reading

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Field Day 2013: Vonda, Saskatchewan

Following the Barrhead field day, Organic Alberta teamed-up with OCIA chapter 5 to host a field day at Marc Loiselle’s farm in Vonda. Marc grows heritage wheats and participates actively on his own research projects, as well as collaborating with … 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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