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January Minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board Meeting Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2 pm   Present:       Ken MacDonald, Doug MacDonald, Connie MacKay Carr, Lane MacLaren, Sylvia Poirier, Libby Martin, Gertie Purdy, Roger Younker, Catherine Hennessey. Regrets:      Laura Lea Howard, Kim Devine … Continue reading

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Lecture by Dr. Bert Christie November 4 2013

CHARLOTTETOWN EXPERIMENTAL FARM 100 Years of Community Connection and Innovative Research The Charlottetown Experimental Farm was established in 1909, on the edge of Charlottetown.The Farm was established in response to requests from farmers and farm leaders on PEI. The land … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting 2013

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FRIENDS OF THE FARM (P.E.I.) INC. ANNUAL MEETING Farm Centre, University Avenue Monday, November 5, 2013 7 P.M. 1.        Call to Order              Chair, Lane MacLaren called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. The presence of the Simmonds-MacEachern family … Continue reading

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Dr. Lloyd MacLeod

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DR. LLOYD MACLEOD

  Members of the Friends of the Farm were saddened to learn of the passing of Lloyd MacLeod on October 9th, 2013. Lloyd was the Director of the Canada Agriculture Research Station (Experimental Farm) in Charlottetown from 1970 – 1990. … Continue reading

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October Minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Ravenwood Boardroom   Present:     Lane MacLaren, Nora Jenkins, Doug MacDonald, Connie Mackay Carr, Laura Lee Howard, Sylvia Poirier, Libby Martin, Regrets:    Kim Devine, Roger Younker, Gertie Purdy, Ken MacDonald, … Continue reading

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Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Ravenwood Boardroom   Present:     Lane MacLaren, Nora Jenkins, Gertie Purdy, Ken MacDonald, Doug MacDonald, Catherine Hennessey, Connie Mackay Carr, Laura Lee Howard, Sylvia Poirier, Regrets:    Libby Martin, Kim Devine, … Continue reading

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Tree planting

Members of the Friends of the Farm Board with Senator Catherine Callbeck, and Dr. Maria Rodriguez and Gail Arsenault of the Research Centre at the Experimental Farm on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Senator Callbeck planted a Linden tree in the … Continue reading

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Soaring to New Heights

Friends of the Farm is pleased to be partnering with Agriculture Canada, Parks Canada, PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada, and UPEI (Robertson Library), to present “Soaring to New Heights: Kite Flying on the Farm” as part of the 2014 … Continue reading

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Summer News

The Board of the Friends of the Farm wish to let you know of activities this summer. We are pleased to tell you the following. A memorial bench was placed in memory of Janice Simmonds, who served as Board chair … Continue reading

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May minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting Monday, May 30, 2013 4 pm Ravenwood Boardroom Present:     Lane MacLaren, Nora Jenkins, Gertie Purdy, Ken MacDonald, Doug MacDonald, Kim Devine, Catherine Hennessey, Connie Mackay Carr, Roger Younker, Regrets:    Laura Lee Howard, Sylvia … Continue reading

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Clean Up Thank You

  Thank you to all who came out to the first Friends of the Farm Clean Up the Farm Day on Saturday, May 11, 2013. There were about 30 people all ages that came out and collected many, many bags … Continue reading

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May Minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting Monday, May 6, 2013 1:15 pm Ravenwood Boardroom Present:     Lane MacLaren, Libby Martin, Sylvia Poirier, Nora Jenkins, Gertie Purdy, Ken MacDonald, Doug MacDonald Regrets:    Kim Devine, Catherine Hennessey, Laura Lee Howard, Connie Mackay … Continue reading

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Round hen house on farm

Photos contributed by Wayne Ramsay.  A PDF viewer is required to access these. Experimental Farm Poultry BACK Round House -1 Experimental Farm Poultry Round House Experimental Farm Poultry House Round 2 Experimental Farm AERIAL VIEW 1950’s 1

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Aerial view of farm

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March Minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting Monday, March 25, 2013 1:15 pm Ravenwood  Boardroom Present:   Lane MacLaren, Catherine Hennessey, Laura Lee Howard, Connie Mackay Carr, Libby Martin, Sylvia Poirier, Nora Jenkins Regrets:   Kim Devine, Gertie Purdy, Ken MacDonald, Doug … Continue reading

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February minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting 1 pm Friday, February 15, 2013 Ravenwood Boardroom   Present:   Laura Lee Howard, Connie MacKay Carr, Gertie Purdy, Catherine Hennessey, Libby Martin, Roger Younker, and Doug MacDonald. Regrets:   Nora Jenkins, Lane MacLaren, Sylvia … Continue reading

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January minutes

Minutes Friends of the Farm Board meeting 1 pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Ravenwood Small Boardroom   Present:   Laura Lee Howard, Connie MacKay Carr, Gertie Purdy, Catherine Hennessey, Libby Martin, Sylvia Poitier, Roger Younker, Nora Jenkins, Lane MacLaren and Doug … Continue reading

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farm pics

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Annual Meeting

FRIENDS OF THE FARM (P.E.I.) INC. ANNUAL MEETING Farm Centre, University Avenue Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7 P.M. 1. Call to Order Acting Chair, Lane MacLaren called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone to the meeting. Lloyd MacLeod, Honourary … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting 2012

The annual meeting of the Friends of the Farm was held at the Farm Centre, University Avenue on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The guest speaker for the meeting was Charlottetown historian and Friends of the Farm board member, Catherine Hennessey.  … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting 2012

FRIENDS OF THE FARM P.E.I.   ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   DATE: Tuesday, November 6th, 2012   TIME: 7:00 p.m.   LOCATION: Charlottetown Farm Center, 420 University Avenue, RM# 105   GUEST SPEAKER: Charlottetown Historian Catherine Hennessey   TOPIC:   RAVENWOOD: … Continue reading

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