This week I was on the Thriving Farmer podcast with Michael Kilpatrick We talk about Tourne-Sol, running a farm as a coop, managing a profitable farm, and the importance of a good nap. I really enjoyed the conversation I had with Michael and I hope you do too! About The Thriving Farmer Podcast If you … More I’m on the Thriving Farmer Podcast!
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!
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
Some of the brassicas that have been blooming over the last month. Brassica rapa and oleracea in bloom ARUGULA in bloom CHERVIL in bloom (An Umbel not a Brassica)
Last summer, I tried out a bunch of different edible legumes. The strangest of which was Tetragonolobus purpureus – the asparagus pea. Asparagus peas are common in most books about strange and unusual vegetables but not so common in seed catalogs. I purchased my seed from Patrice at la Société des Plantes during a Seedy … More The Asparagus Pea (Tetragonolobus purpureus)
This post is the official launch of both our 2012 Seed Catalog and Tourne-Sol’s new farm website. 2012 Seed Catalog You can download the actual catalog from these links: English: 2012 Tourne-Sol Seed Catalog and Order Form French: Catalogue de semences 2012 et bon de commande New Website and Online Store Our new Tourne-Sol website … More Tourne-Sol’s 2012 Seed Catalog and New Website