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Upcoming Markets March-April-May-June

Upcoming Markets March-April-May-June

Radical Roots kicks off our spring full bloom! Lots of chances for you to come check us out. Here are the links in order of appearance March 30-31 Ottawa Spring Craft Show  https://www.ottawacraftshows.com April 6  Cornwall Bridgewood Market  https://www.facebook.com/events/395703107845560/ April 12 Modern Society Night Market  https://www.facebook.com/events/221671702072749/ April 27 Glengarry Earth Day Event https://www.facebook.com/events/Causes/glengarry-earth-day-jour-de-la-terre-glengarry/272836220301515/ April 28 Capital PopUp  https://www.facebook.com/capitalpopup/ May 25 Handmade in the 613 https://www.facebook.com/events/300239957312804/ June 1 Cornerstone Local Spring Market  https://www.facebook.com/Cornerstone-Organics-316588831781119/ June 1 SideHustler Market https://www.facebook.com/events/2328946894000163/ June 8-9 Signature Beaches Arts & Craft Market https://signatures.ca/beaches-arts-and-crafts/ You can also find Radical Roots Seed Bombs a the following locations  Cornwall Cornwall...


Why Plant Native Wildflowers In Autumn?

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Why Plant Native Wildflowers In Autumn?

PLANTING NATIVE WILDFLOWERS IN AUTUMN

The neat thing about native wildflower species is that they evolved based on our
climate. Native wildflowers have a build-in mechanism that optimizes their reproductive success when exposed to our cold winters, which is called
“stratification”.


History of the Seed Bomb

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History of the Seed Bomb

Seed Bombs originated as a ancient Japanese tradition called Tsuchi Dango, meaning ‘Earth Dumpling’.  Seed bombs were reintroduced and revolutionized by Masanobu Fukuoka, a Japanese microbiologist and pioneer of natural farming. Who believed in sustainable agriculture, letting nature take its course over a plant, as in natural selection. He planted vegetable seed bombs, seed bombing riverbeds, roadsides and wastelands allowing the plants to grow up wild.  He believed that "Mother Nature takes care of the seeds we sow and decides which crops to provide us with, like a process of natural selection, because ultimately nature decides what will grow and when germination...


Worm Composting Workshop - Ottawa

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Worm Composting Workshop - Ottawa

To kick off the first Vermicomposting (as the technical term) workshop. 

First up ottawa July 28th at the Glebe Community Center


June 2018

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June 2018

Busy, Busy. We kicked things off at the farmers market last week (kinsmen cornwall famers market at the St. Lawrence College) and had an amazing turnout. Great group of vendors I get the privilege to work with. Radical Roots is situated beside 613UrbanFarm, very lovely family that offers a variety of leafy greens, microgreens, and herbs. Check them out here https://www.facebook.com/613UrbanFarms/. Got some myself and in addiction to the nutrients your getting they are quite tasty just to snack on.  Also this week I an happy to say we will be attending the Night Market On Fox, in Ottawa, starting June 8th...