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We’re ready to accept your 2020 Farmers Market Nutritional Coupon Program (FMNCP) application. If you consider yourself a low income senior (55+) or family with children on Salt Spring Island and could use some assistance in shopping at your local Tuesday Farmer’s Market then apply. The cut off date for application is May 15th 2020....
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Want to have a summer job working on our farm while growing food for the community? SSI Community Services Harvest Programs requires two (2) youth (under 30) to work full time (35 hrs/wk) at $15.30 per hour. This job involves working outdoors, planting, weeding, watering, harvesting food to supply the Food Bank, Family Place and...
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Red wigglers, or Eisenia foetida, are the best worms for composting kitchen scraps and organics. This species of worm “red worms” or “red wriggler” is hardy and reproduces quickly. One pound of worms consumes up to 1/2 pound of food scraps per day. Worm composting is an odor-free way to dispose of your kitchen waste. Another...
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