Rossland Farm & Garden Resources

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 11:00

Looking for advice on growing or farming in Rossland?  Check out these resources and guides developed or curated by experienced farm & food folks at Rossland Real Foods.


Backyard Chickens

  1. Judy Kerby's Helpful notes for raising chickens
  2. Articles on backyard chickens

Native Bees & Pollinators

  1. Native Bees  with Dr Lynn Wescott
  2. Columbia Basin Plant lists for attracting native bees & pollinators (Dr Lynn Westcott)
  3. Native pollinators & pollinator nest boxes (Dr Lynn Westcott)
  4. Supply list for Native Bee nest construction

Vegetable Planting & Growing in Rossland

  1. Examples of a planting calendar
  2. Sarah Flood's seed starting schedule
  3. Planning your veggie garden & starting plants indoors (Sarah Flood)
  4. Starting plants from seed (Libby Martin)
  5. What's Growing in Rossland?  An mid- Summer 2010 Garden Report from local gardeners
  6. What's Growing in Rossland?  A July 2010 Garden Report from local gardeners
  7. What's Growing in Rossland?  Fall harvest, storing & seed saving
  8. Starting plants indoors and in the greenhouse with Libby Martin
  9. Earthbox - How to build a self-watering container to grow veggies & flowers

Food Preservation

  1. Canning meat with Les Anderson
  2. Canning fruits & veggies with Deyanne Davies 

Food Gifts

  1. How to make food gifts - Truffles, vanilla extract & herb gifts 
judy_kerbys_helpful_notes_for_raising_backyardchickens.pdf1.86 MB
articlesonbackyardchickens.pdf7.49 MB
examplesofaplantingcalendar_sflood_2011.pdf793.46 KB
sarahssimpleseedstartingschedule_2011.pdf2.17 MB
planning_your_garden__starting_veggies_indoors.pdf2.27 MB
starting_plants_from_seed_by_libby_martin.pdf394.13 KB
whats_growing_in_rossland_-_a__summer2010_garden_report__.pdf80.73 KB
whats_growing_in_rossland_-_july_2010_report_from_gardeners.pdf524.29 KB
foodgifts__trufflesvanilla_extract__herb_packages.pdf45.2 KB
foodpreservationworkshops_canningmeatwithlesanderson2010.pdf624.78 KB
foodpreservationworkshops_canningwithdeyannedavies2010.pdf1.14 MB
nativebeeworkshop_withdrlynnwestcott.pdf62.13 KB
columbia_basin_plant_lists_for_pollinators_.pdf198.82 KB
native_pollinators__pollinator_nest_boxes.pdf702.89 KB
starting_plants_indoors__in_the_greenhouse_with_libby_martin.pdf513.68 KB
supply_list_native_bee_nest_construction_handout__wes_2012_1.pdf196.01 KB
whats_growing_in_rossland_-_fall_harvest_storage__seed_saving.pdf5.24 MB
earthbox.pdf2.46 MB