It’s pretty easy to refer to something in your spreadsheet. You refer to numbers all the time, and you probably refer to text at times. But there are other times when you need to refer to NOTHING in your formulas or spreadsheets. This can happen with the SUBSTITUTE formula (in fact this is this tip’s … More FSA Tip #12 Referring To “NOTHING” In Formulas
Here is a TWO FORMULA COUNTING COMBO to count how many time something repeats in a spreadsheet cell. We’ll use this in a hashtag counter as part of your farm social media plan. You might have a few questions right now. What’s a hashtag counter? Different social media gurus recommend different numbers of hashtags for … More FSA Tip #11 Counting Hashtags
Last night Tourne-Sol farm was featured on the TV show Les fermiers on Unis tv! Les fermiers is a show about what it’s like to be a farmer. The show follows Jean-Martin Fortier and the crew at la Ferme des Quatre-Temps through 2 growing seasons. During this episode I walked Annie-Claude and Justine around the … More Watch Tourne-Sol on Les fermiers TV show!
Below is the official information for 6 webinars broadcast from OSA’s Organic Seed Growers Conference. I am one of the speakers in Seed Economics: How to Make Growing and Selling Seed More Profitable. If you’re interested in listening, make sure to register for the webinars! The Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) is hosting their 8th biennial Organic … More Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars
In December I was a guest on the Permaculture Voices podcast. I spoke with Diego Footer about the profitability of growing seeds for sale, differences between growing seed crops and market vegetable crops, and how much space a seed crop actually takes. You can listen to the podcast here. This podcast is a lead up … More Talking Seeds On Permaculture Voices Podcast
Our new seed catalog is out. Actually it’s been out since the end of January but I didn’t take the time to post it here! This is a new step in Tourne-Sol catalogs. It has a lot more colour (4 pages!) & it is fully bilingual French/English. We used to print a different version for … More 2014 Tourne-Sol seed catalog
You are invited to join us for a webinar on Planning Vegetable Seed Crops. The first in our series “Growing for Seed: The Fundamentals” this webinar will feature presentations from Patrick Steiner (Stellar Seeds, BC), Daniel Brisebois (Tourne-Sol Cooperative Farm, QC), and Michelle Smith (Northwind Farm, NS). Together they’ll cover a range of topics to get you started in your seed … More Planning Seed Crops Webinar – Wed. Feb 19, 2014