Join Us!

Join Just Another Weed Patch Farm on Saturday October 19th from 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm  on lovely Gabriola Island for an afternoon site visit and in depth presentation on the successes and challenges of our Agroforestry Demonstration Project! Registration is free by emailing weedpatch@telus.net  Nutty, light refreshments will be provided. Spaces are limited! If you… Continue reading Join Us!

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Tour de Coop

Just Another Weed Patch Farm was one of twelve participating hosts for Gabriola Island's first Tour de Coop. We showcased our mobile "Yolkswagons" which were a big hit. Sixty folks stopped in to ask questions and see the coops and birds. Our agroforestry site plan was helpful in illustrating what on earth we're doing and how… Continue reading Tour de Coop

Yolkswagon – Type III

The third generation mobile chicken coop design has been updated and improved! After a year of field trials of the original design, we think we've ironed out the wrinkles and come up with a more rugged yolkswagon to cruise the aisles of nut trees. We feel these are the safest and cheeriest little coops for our silvopastured cluckers. You… Continue reading Yolkswagon – Type III

The Kune’s Can!

In our search for the quintessential grazers we've begun seriously considering Kune Kune pigs. The Kune Kunes are a rare smaller heritage breed from Asia/New Zealand that are well suited to pasture grazing and small jobs like turning compost, mulch piles and cleaning up orchard wind fall.   A recent road trip to Washington State with my Jedi-in-training resulted in… Continue reading The Kune’s Can!