Planting season has begun!

My name is Michelle Lamarre, I’m an organic major at the University of Guelph. I am lucky enough to work at the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming this season! I look forward to writing many blog posts updating everyone on the happenings at the farm as I gain valuable experience. The days are getting … Continue reading

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 our on-campus market this Thursday, Sept. 15th

Last year's on-campus Thanksgiving market.

Our first on-campus market of 2011 is scheduled for Thursday, September 15th from 3 to 6 pm at Branion Plaza (near the Cannon in the centre of campus). The market will continue every Thursday this fall while the food lasts! Don’t miss our beautiful, certified organic produce including peppers, heirloom tomatoes, garlic, fingerling and blue … Continue reading

GCUOF lettuce for sale!

Our certified organic lettuce is currently at its peak! We have big, beautiful heads of Red Sails (pictured) and Buttercrunch lettuce for sale at the farm site. Stop by the farm any weekday between 9:30 and 4 and we’ll pick you a head of lettuce straight from the field. You won’t find food any fresher … Continue reading