Category: Watching Dinner Grow

Juicing with Farmer Phil

Posted by BobT - October 24, 2013 - Watching Dinner Grow AppleJuicing Read More

Growing a Downtown Market

Posted by BobT - May 3, 2012 - Watching Dinner Grow CHEK story on Victoria Downtown Market

And here’s another great story about local food – Victoria Outdoor Summer Market from CHEK News…

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Growing Young Farmers

Posted by BobT - May 3, 2012 - Watching Dinner Grow Growing Young Farmers story image

Check out this CHEK News video about Mr. Organic and his Growing Young Farmers program …

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Watch your Xmas turkey grow

Posted by BobT - December 19, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow turkey1

Enjoy this video story about Ireland Farms in Central Saanich from Shaw TV.

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Watching Your Christmas Tree Grower!

Posted by BobT - December 14, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow ChristmasTree1

Enjoy this visit with Mike and Joan Fleming of the Saanichton Christmas Tree Farm on Shaw Community TV!

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Watching your Christmas tree grow

Posted by BobT - December 1, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow ChristmasTree1

A quick visit to Joan Fleming at the Saanichton Christmas Tree Farm, at 8231 East Saanich Road, just north of Saanichton.

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Deer continue to cause crop damage

Posted by BobT - August 11, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow CHECK_corncrop

Excellent story on CHEK TV (Wednesday, August 10) on crop damage caused by deer on the Saanich Peninsula. Click here to watch the story. Farmers holding emergency meeting to get some action happening…

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Watching Dinner Not Grow – But Now You Can!

Posted by BobT - July 20, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow Corn

Note: We are now getting the first reports of fresh corn (July 25). (July 20) We all need to remember that farming is a business and as consumers, we need to do all we can to support local farmers if we want them to keep on farming. Two excellent stories on CHEK News this week […]

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Watching Pat and Henry Make Lavender Jelly at Valhalla Farm Herbs N’ Things

Posted by BobT - July 13, 2011 - Watching Dinner Grow Lavender Jelly

I visited Pat and Henry Andersen at Valhalla Farm Herbs N’ Things in the Cowichan Valley to watch them make their fabulous lavender jelly (I love it with pork or lamb). As you’ll see, this is a fresh, hand-made product, made in a 2-3 week window in the July when the lavender flowers are open. […]

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How to Save Your Tomato Seeds

Posted by BobT - June 21, 2011 - Latest News, Watching Dinner Grow Small_FarmFreshTVLogo

Our first episode of FarmFreshTV is now available for viewing! Terri Davies (blogger for and owner of was curious about how to save the seeds from the tomatoes she grows/buys to grow plants the next year. In this episode Terri heads out the majestic Metchosin Farm to discuss the subject with farmer Fiona […]

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