winston.gamache

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Full Name
Winston Gamache
Member for
1 year 4 months
Bio
Plant and gardening enthusiast. About to complete a biochemistry major/biology minor. I love heirloom varieties, seed saving, and the idea of creating new 'land races" (a bit of a paradox I know but the swarm breeding sort of thing).

I am moving back to northern Alberta, Canada.
Mailing Address

box 7583
Bonnyville AB T9N 2H9
Canada

Educational Background
About to complete a biochemistry major/biology minor
Volunteer Background
I am a young gardener enthusiast with a lifetime of gardening experience and a biological science background. People would say I have two green thumbs.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
I am a little bit obsessed with beans and squash lately. I also love growing tomatoes.
Growing Experience
Growing food
Starting seeds
Growing perennials
Hand pollination
Seed-saving
Plant breeding
Time Commitment
2-5 hrs
Growing Location
Space Available
A bed or two (11-40 sq. ft)
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
Sweet corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, all sorts of grains, canola, feed corn
Neighbors' crops (within 1 mile)
Sweet corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, all sorts of grains, canola, feed corn
Details
Alberta growing space is surrounded by rural lands with a lot of round up ready crops. I will have other, more isolated growing spaces available
Other relevant information
This is a description of my Alberta growing space back on the farm, I may or may not be growing there this coming summer as I am looking for work and willing to move.