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About sundogveggies

Sundog Vegetables is a small organic market garden located in Delta, BC started in 2011.

Moving on (again)

(written by Sam) September, as always, was ridiculously busy.  And even more so, because we moved again.  (More about that toward the end of this post).  First, let me tell some stories about the past month and a half. Fall … Continue reading

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So much food!

(written by Sam) This is the time of year when those long summer days finally pay off into ridiculous amounts of food.  The tomatoes are exploding!  We probably harvested close to 100 lbs of tomatoes on Tuesday.  SO MANY TOMATOES! … Continue reading

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Preservation

(written by Sam) For some reason this year I really resisted the beginning of preserving season.  Perhaps because it’s a lot of work?  However, as I’ve found most years, once I start it’s almost addicting! Our old lazy dog Molly … Continue reading

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Turkey Parabola and Disbanding the Army

(written by Sam) As usually happens with the farming season, June and early July have been pretty darn busy.  I guess that’s how farm blogs usually go: “Hey, it’s the beginning of the season and I’m so excited and ambitious!” … Continue reading

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The Poultry Army

(written by Sam) Tomorrow will be veggie box #4.  Some things are growing really well (like the lettuce, garlic, and swiss chard), some are mediocre (kale and tomatoes), and some are really quite bad (ALL of the squash plants got … Continue reading

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First Farmshare Box

(written by Sam) We delivered our first farmshare boxes today! This first box of the season consists of different kinds of greens. The pea shoots are good chopped in a salad or braised for a stir-fry. The baby greens can … Continue reading

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Hatch all the birds

(written by Sam) They hatched!  The final tally: 4 goslings, 10 ducklings, and 14 turkeys!!  Not bad at all. It got pretty crowded in the little brooder!  After about 48 hours, I separated the ducks and goslings and put them … Continue reading

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