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

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Heaping Hugelkultur

The preparations for the test hugelkultur rows for the Styrian pumpkins are coming along, slowly. We thought we'd be completed by the end of January  but we're just now making the time to top them with manure and screened compost. Our feathered friends are working alongside us as stealth controllers of wireworms in the overturned sod clods. Last year… Continue reading Heaping Hugelkultur

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