Challenges of Farming in the North


Dawson has approximately 66 consecutive frost free days.
Despite our short season, in the summer we have almost 24 hours of daylight and some very hot temperatures which means cold weather crops, such as spinach, tend to bolt.

Forest fire footage by Chris Healey.


Farmers With No Road Access

Off-Grid Farming

Local Fertilizer

Local Feed

Overwintering of Livestock


Seed Saving