Weekly Thursday Market at Crop Science 3-6pm

The GCUOF is excited to present this year’s Weekly Fall Markets starting this Thursday Sept  13th from 3-6pm under the Crop Science Canopy in the heart of the University of Guelph Campus. This will be a weekly event running until Thanksgiving. Presented by the Sustainable Vegetable Production class HORT 3510, this market is open to … Continue reading

First on-campus market of 2012 this Wednesday, July 18th!

Our first on-campus market of the 2012 growing season will take place this Wednesday, July 18th in front of the Crop Science Building at U of G. Stop by between 12 and 2 pm for freshly harvested, certified organic produce grown right on campus by GCUOF volunteers! Please feel free to download and distribute our July 18th … Continue reading

Buy your seedlings at tomorrow’s Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale!

GCUOF coordinator Martha Gay tending our certified organic seedlings.

It’s time again to get your home gardens growing! The GCUOF will be at the Guelph and Wellington Country Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale this Saturday, May 12th offering a wide variety of vegetable, herb and flower seedlings for sale – come down to get your own certified organic, heirloom varieties from the GCUOF! When: Saturday, May … Continue reading

Visit us at the Guelph Organic Conference, Jan. 28th and 29th

The GCUOF will be represented at the OAC booth at the 31st annual Guelph Organic Conference, January 28th and 29th, 2012. You can find us at booth #9 on the main floor of the trade show in the University Centre. Please stop by to say hello and to find out about upcoming opportunities at the farm. … Continue reading

Market Stand at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute Open House Tomorrow

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute trial gardens’ open house happens tomorrow – Wednesday, August 17th – from 12 to 8 pm. We’ll be selling our certified organic produce at the event from noon to 5 pm, or while supplies last. Visit our table to purchase freshly picked green and yellow beans, beets, herbs, our first tomatoes of … Continue reading

First Crop Mob at the GCUOF!

On Saturday, June 4th we held our first crop mob at the GCUOF from 9 am to 4 pm. The response to our event posting was phenomenal, with lots of buzz on Twitter and Facebook, the event posting being picked up by a number of farming-related websites, and many email inquiries flooding our inbox. Planet Bean Coffee donated fair … Continue reading

GCUOF Crop Mob – Saturday, June 4th

We’re hosting a Crop Mob on Saturday, June 4th! Crop Mobs are an opportunity for people with an interest in sustainable food production to get to know/socialize with like-minded people while gaining farming experience. Crop Mobs help local farms to get big jobs done quickly. Many hands make light work! We can’t wait to get … Continue reading

Plant Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, May 28th!

The GCUOF is having a plant sale on Saturday, May 28th! The certified organic vegetable, herb and flower seedlings for sale will include open-pollinated and heirloom varieties of tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, celery, early cabbages, lettuces, parsley, sage, marjoram, okra, snapdragons, hollyhocks and much more! Proceeds from the plant sale will go towards our education … Continue reading

CCLC Family Gardening Day and Plant Sale, June 4

Families from the Child Care and Learning Centre (CCLC) will be joining us for a work day and picnic lunch at the farm on Saturday, May 28th June 4th*, from 9:30 AM to noon. Children from the CCLC have been involved in the GCUOF project from its inception and visit the site regularly to help … Continue reading

Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale, May 14

The GCUOF will be selling certified organic vegetable and flower seedlings at the Guelph and Wellington Country Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14. The sale will also include perennials, trees and herbs grown by the Guelph Arboretum. GCUOF transplants for sale will include a variety of open-pollinated and heritage tomatoes, peppers, herbs, greens … Continue reading