SUNSHINE FARM MISSION STATEMENT
Sunshine Farm is Certified Organic, and uses this setting to offer Vocational Development Opportunities to Adults in the Community Living Sector.
Person Centered Philosophy
Opportunities based on interest and choice is the foundation of our philosophy, respecting the rights of the individual, and building self respect.
The farm provides a mixed setting for hands on experience with a multitude of activities. We accommodate to a wide variety of interests such as cooking classes, music classes, literacy, computer, woodworking, greenhouse, equipment operation, etc..
The educational opportunities at the farm occur in the gardens, as well as in the various buildings (shop, barn, greenhouses, etc.). The setting is diverse, offering a chance to learn about equipment, woodworking, plants, seed collection, greenhouse work, harvesting, labelling, math skills, weighing, packaging, as well as the classes mentioned above.
Opportunities based on interest and choice is the foundation of our philosophy. Respecting the rights of the individual, and building self respect.
These opportunities are funded by Community Living British Columbia.
Since 1987 Sunshine Farm has aspired to epitomize a sustainable family farm which also serves its community;
- by promoting organic food production and leading by example by growing nutritious high quality organic food;
- by promoting agricultural seed as our common cultural heritage, that which should be maintained, as an invaluable genetic resource;
- by encouraging local food production and consumption whether on farms or gardens or a pot on the balcony.
Sunshine Farm is a venue where educational opportunities and skill development is a part of embracing all members of our society (see Community Living link).
Safe Seed Pledge
All Sunshine Farm Varieties are germination tested and guaranteed for one year form the date of purchase.
Should you encounter difficulty with any of our seed, please contact us. As is customary in the seed trade, we are in no way liable for any loss our customers may incur beyond the purchase price of the seed itself. If possible we will give you the option of seed replacement of a refund of the original purchase price.
For the 2021 year, all seed packets are $3.50 CAD. Taxes and shipping are additional.