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Help Drive Vancouver's Truck Farm
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If you already know & love the Truck Farm Because we are still expanding our retail reach, seed sales alone are not able to cover the costs of keeping the Truck Farm on the road so we have put together an Indiegogo campaign to help cover the costs. There are lots of great perks that we created for this campaign so they are not available anywhere else. We have even put together a Truck Farm tour for any hardy individuals who would like to have a tour of various Urban Farms in Vancouver (or we could just go for a...
We just got new license plates, need we say more?
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Actually yes, I think we should say more. Much more. When I applied to get these plates a couple weeks ago, I really did not think they would be available and came up with multiple alternate plates for the application. I got my top choice. I figure there are a few possible reasons for this. There are angels looking out for me that really want to help me succeed (this would be great because it would mean the 14 hour days will finally start paying off!) I am way ahead of the curve on the GMO issue Not enough people...
Not your usual suspects
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We just launched a new collection. In fact, it is so new only one store has even seen it. We will, however have it for sale at the Last Chance Craft Fair at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver on December 23. Talk about just in time for Christmas. So for anyone looking for a gift for the gardener who thinks they have everything, here is your chance to show them something new. The collection has Red Malabar Climbing Spinach, Black Spanish Radishes, Striped Cavern Tomatoes, Atomic Red Carrots, Pattypan Squash and Antohi Peppers. Seriously, there is nothing like it.
Truck Farm Tour
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Ah, it is so beautiful one the weather turns to summer in Vancouver. So the Truck Farm and I have been taking some time to play tourist. And since pictures say far more in this situation, here are some recent shots. We also invite you to follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TruckFarmCanada) to see more of our mobile demonstration of small space container gardening. You never know where we might show up. Truck Farm in front of the Vancouver Planetarium Truck Farm in front of the Vancouver Planetarium - a closer look. Truck Farm in front of Gassy Jack Statue in Gastown....
Fear of germination
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What more can we say?Kids will plant just about anything anywhere. I used herbs to demonstrate this point but I have a 6 year old who will jump at the chance to plant his favorite bean. That's not to say he remembers to water it al the time but at least he is willing to take the chance on turning a hard dried seed into a lush plant.