Category Archives: News

Charlottetown Research & Development Centre – Open House

Posted in Event, News | Comments Off on Charlottetown Research & Development Centre – Open House

Janice Simmonds Award 2016

Bert Christie was presented with the Janice Simmonds Award for 2016 by the Friends of the Farm. The award is presented annually in recognition of contribution to the creation, preservation or management of public green spaces on PEI. Mr Christie … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Janice Simmonds Award 2016

Come fly a Kite A great time!

Kite Flying On The Farm happened on Sunday, October 23, from 2-4  at the Experimental Farm, Legacy Garden. (The Farm Centre @ 420 University Avenue) Face painting, kite demonstrations, building and flying your own kite !!!!!! [Show picture list]   … Continue reading

Posted in Event, News | Comments Off on Come fly a Kite A great time!

Former PEI Premier Jim Lee Tree Planting

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Former PEI Premier Jim Lee, his family and Friends of the Farm Board members gathered in the Premier’s Grove at the Experimental Farm on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 for the ceremonial tree planting of a maple tree in recognition of … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Former PEI Premier Jim Lee Tree Planting

Premier Wade MacLaughlin to Plant an Oak Tree

Friends of the Farm Invitation It is a tradition that each Premier of Prince Edward Island plant a tree on the grounds of the Experimental Farm in the Premier’s Grove. The Friends of the Farm Board have secured the tree … Continue reading

Posted in Event, News | Comments Off on Premier Wade MacLaughlin to Plant an Oak Tree

Kite flying on the Farm

The Friends of the Farm will be hosting a second kite flying event at the Farm Centre on Sunday October 4 from 2- 4pm. Come along and bring your friends. children and grandchildren. Admission is free .

Posted in News | Comments Off on Kite flying on the Farm

Clean Up Day 2015 : Thanks to All Who Helped

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Clean Up Day 2015 : Thanks to All Who Helped

Thank You!

Friends of the Farm thanks those who attended Kite Flying on the Farm, and our sponsors: Agriculture Canada, Beamish Organic Orchard, 2014 Fund, Parks Canada, UPEI, Farm Centre Legacy Garden, and PEIANC.

Posted in News | Comments Off on Thank You!

Annual Meeting

ANNUAL  MEETING & Presentation of the Janice Simmonds Award Tuesday, October 28, 2014    7pm. FARM CENTER 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown Special Speaker:  Gary Schneider – Coordinator MacPhail Woods Ecological Forestry Project  

Posted in News | Comments Off on Annual Meeting

Kite Flying

Posted in News | Comments Off on Kite Flying

Farm Clean Up, Saturday May 10th, 9am

Farm Clean Up 2014 PDF File (Including membership renewal form) Friends of the Farm FARM CLEAN UP  Saturday May 10, 2014 at 9 a.m. Gather behind Ravenwood House, Experimental Farm The Friends of the Farm will have the second annual Farm … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Farm Clean Up, Saturday May 10th, 9am

Friends of the Farm FARM CLEAN UP   Saturday May 10, 2014 at 9 a.m. Gather behind Ravenwood House, Experimental Farm   The Friends of the Farm will have the second annual Farm Cleanup morning.  Please come, bring family, friends … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on

Janice Simmonds Award

Posted in News | Comments Off on Janice Simmonds Award

Legacy Garden Project

Adam MacLean explains The Legacy Garden Project to the Friends of the Farm Board, February 2014. The Project covers 8 1/2 acres of land behind the Farm Centre. It will be planted with community gardens, orchards and varieties of grain … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Legacy Garden Project

Annual Meeting 2013

Posted in News | Comments Off on Annual Meeting 2013

Dr. Lloyd MacLeod

Posted in News | Comments Off on Dr. Lloyd MacLeod

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on DR. LLOYD MACLEOD

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Tree planting

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Soaring to New Heights

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Summer News

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Clean Up Thank You

Posted in News | Comments Off on

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Annual Meeting 2012

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Annual Meeting 2012

Janice Simmonds Memorial Fund

At the request of the Simmonds/MacEachern family, The Friends of the  Farm have set up a fund in memory of our friend and board member Janice Simmonds. Anyone wishing to donate to the fund may send a cheque payable to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Janice Simmonds Memorial Fund