Laurica Farm is well-suited for workshops like cheese-making.

LEARNING GROUNDS: The Farm as a Classroom

By Cate Pedersen Both Hans and Karin Baer grew up in agriculture and it’s in their blood, but farming for a living is still a learning process. After purchasing 1.5 acres in Chilliwack in 2005, their plan was to renovate the old house and make ninety percent of their landscape …

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RECIPE for Chevre

Chevre is the common name for fresh spreadable goat cheese. It is just as versatile as any other spreadable cheese and can be blended with herbs, spices or fruit for variety. INGREDIENTS 4 quarts goat milk ¼ tsp mesophilic culture 1 drop liquid rennet Sterilize all equipment. In a large …

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New Age of Farming- recruiting insects as biocontrol agents (3)

Scrapple

A recipe for using the “gross” bits by Cathy Finley of Laurica Farm Organ meat is the most nutritious part of the animal but not always appetizing in our modern diet. But when you purchase a whole animal, you have to be creative and use every part to get the …

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Sweet Chili Ginger Chicken Recipe

Sweet Chili Ginger Chicken shared from The Local Harvest Market 1/4 cup honey Knob of minced ginger (2 Tbsp.) 1 tsp. crushed chili flakes 1 clove minced garlic 4 chicken breasts Olive oil In a large pan heat up about 2 Tbsp. olive oil, add chicken breasts and cook until …

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Gourmet Barbecue Chicken Burger

Recipe courtesy of Neufeld Farms Market. Read MORE about Neufeld Farms Market Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) 4 slices Swiss cheese 8 slices garlic cheese artisan bread or 4 brioche buns Stonewall Garlic Aioli (our favourite!) or mayonnaise Lettuce & tomato slices to garnish Sweet & Saucy BBQ Sauce …

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25 Ways to Use Lavender

Lavender is a crop gaining in popularity in BC. The variety of species and uses in a myriad of products are encouraging to growers looking to find markets for the fragrant herb. READ MORE in this article by Ronda Payne, “Stop and Smell the Lavender”. 25 WAYS TO USE LAVENDER Make a …

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Sweet Potato Hash with Mango Red Pepper Pico De Gallo

Recipe for Sweet Potato Hash with Mango Red Pepper Pico De Gallo (serves 4) Yam/Potato Hash 2 medium-sized yams, peeled 2 medium-sized red potatoes, peeled 1 red onion, peeled and julienned 2 eggs whole Method for Hash Shred peeled yams and potatoes in food processor or grate into a mixing bowl. …

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