Sweet Acres CSA

The beginning of 2018 heralds many exciting things for the Lohbrunner Community Farm Cooperative, including its launch of a CSA Harvest Share Program for the 2018 season. This CSA program is a joint venture between Lohbrunner’s two resident farm businesses, Vitality Farm and Sweet Acres Farm. The 2018 CSA Program will run from July 12th until October 18th, with pick-ups on Thursday...
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Spring Cleaning

While things like dump trucks full of gravel, crushed rock, and soil, and big machinery like excavators are not usually things associated with small scale organic veggie farms like Lohbrunner, there has been a lot of such things around the farm this late February. That is because we are dealing with some drainage issues, and rerouting some of the ample water that flows on this property from...
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Young Agrarians @ Lohbrunner Farm

The Young Agrarians organized a social mixer at Lobhrunner Community Farm Cooperative on September 17, 2017. Though it was a dark and rainy day we managed to squeeze in a tour of the farm and get some weeding done in the blueberry patch without getting too wet. Diana Brubaker conducted the tour and answered a lot of questions about organizing a cooperative, farming on shared land, and the...
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Culinary Students Dig In!

On their May 26 work day, Lohbrunner Farm Cooperative had some special visitors to help get the crop in the ground. Students from the Royal Bay Secondary Culinary Program came out with their instructor Rowan Bezeau to visit the farm and get their hands dirty. Students helped start new plants from seed, dug in potatoes and transplants in the field, and learned about the importance of pollinators...
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Our Farmer Moves In!

One of the goals of Lohbrunner Community Farm Cooperative is to address the prohibitive cost of farmland for new entrants to farming. When Norma Lobhrunner passed away she left the old farm house unoccupied. The Coop saw this as a perfect opportunity to get a young farmer on the land. Working with the Young Agrarians Land Matching program the Coop sought a young farmer with some farming...
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Lohbrunner Farm Saved!

Langford, Vancouver Island, BC Vancouver, BC – The Supreme Court of British Columbia has approved the transfer of Lohbrunner Farm from The Land Conservancy of B.C. (TLC) to FarmFolk CityFolk. Since 2013 TLC has been operating under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) which required the sale of some of its holding to pay creditors. Earlier this year FarmFolk CityFolk began...
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