Learn about gardening and raising animals

There are a lot of gardening resources out there. Here are some of our curated favourites for all different levels. 


Bonsall, William. Will Bonsall's Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening: Innovative Techniques for Growing Vegetables, Grains, and Perennial Food Crops with Minimal Fossil Fuel and Animal Inputs. (Northern Maine). https://www.johnnyseeds.com/tools-supplies/books/will-bonsalls-essential-guide-to-radical-self-reliant-gardening-will-bonsall-7421.html Available through NB Public Library System.

Falk, Ben. The Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach. (Vermont). http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/resilient-farm-homestead-book/. This farm also offers a yearly Permaculture Design Certificate course. Available through NB Public Library System.

Fortier, Jean-Martin. The Market Gardener, A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming. (Quebec)​. http://www.themarketgardener.com/book .  See free online five-part lecture series on You Tube from Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hBUOdv2vn8. Available through NB Public Library System. Disponible en français en copie papier et électronique

Videos and You Tube Channels

Charles Dowding - No-till, biointensive gardening. (U.K) 


Gardens that Matter - Very good beginner resources. https://www.youtube.com/user/amyunderh20

Huw Richards - Grow Food Organically (U.K). Interesting tips for all levels.  https://www.youtube.com/user/HuwsNursery

Richard Perkins - Ridgedale Permaculture (Sweden, permaculture market gardener with animals and woodlot) https://www.youtube.com/user/mrintegralpermanence


Broad Fork Farm. Brian and Shannon share market garden, small animal and cut flower resources. River You can meet them at the Dieppe Market. Hebert, Nova Scotia. https://broadforkfarm.com/resources/blog-2/

Local Resources

Food processing space. Kitchen and meeting space for rent at the Taymouth Community Association -contact Jean at taymouth2017@outlook.com and contact Many at Just Friends Community Centre and Food Bank - mandy3499@hotmail.com.

Garden resources. New Brunswick Community Harvest Gardens. Workshops, seed library and presentations.


Market Garden/ Regenerative Farming Training. Hayes Teaching Farm. Regenerative Farming Certificate. 


Permaculture. Permaculture Atlantic Network. Connect with people, businesses and organization in Atlantic Canada, find events, hear news. www.permacultureatlantic.com

Workshops - Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) https://www.mofga.org/Calendar