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Tastings for Variety Trials: Carrot Tasting Highlight

Tastings for Variety Trials: Carrot Tasting Highlight

Tasting evaluations are an important part of variety trials. High yielding carrot varieties with great pest resistance are valuable to farmers yet less valuable if they won’t sell well due to poor taste. Taste can be very subjective and everyone has their own opinion on what tastes good. However, when

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Seeds of Knowledge Event was a Hit!

Seeds of Knowledge Event was a Hit!

On July 21st, 2018 FarmFolk CityFolk and the BC Seed Trials co-hosted Seeds of Knowledge – Beet Tasting and Research Showcase with The UBC Farm – Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. The event was very successful and busy. The tasting portion was inspired by the Beet Variety Trials.  Our tasting

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Field Day Beets – Golden Rhythm in Saanich

Field Day Beets – Golden Rhythm in Saanich

On Wednesday July 26th Chris and Carla made a day trip to Saanich from Vancouver to host a Field Day for the Beet Harvest Evaluation at Square Root Farm! We had a good turn out of 10 people at the event. Below is a picture of our field day set

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