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Shelley Chowaniec Burns
2389 Ashlee Road
Nanaimo, BC V9R 6T2




• Grown Without Pesticides
• Non-GMO

• Farm Stand/Store


Passionately tended by Shelley Burns, Early Girl Urban Farm is Nanaimo’s premier Microgreen Studio, producing thousands of pounds of microgreens, culinary and medicinal herbs, edible flowers, peppers and other interesting niche crops and products on Vancouver Island. The first urban half-acre property to receive official farm status in Nanaimo since 2012, Early Girl is a one-of-a-kind farm, growing sustainably for chefs, retailers and online sales.


Vegetables – Edible Flowers, Kale, Microgreens, Peppers, Salad Greens, Shallots, Tomatoes

Berries – Raspberries

Fruit & Nuts – Cherries, Figs, Plums, Rhubarb

Herbs – Basil, Bay Leaves, Chamomile, Chervil, Chives, Cilantro, Culinary Herbs, Dill, Fennel, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Marjoram, Medicinal Herbs, Mint, Oregano, Rosemary, Sage, Savoury, Sorrel, Tarragon, Thyme

Specialty Items – Aromatherapy Products, Chutney, Dried Herbs, Fermented Foods, Mustard, Pickles, Relishes, Salsa, Syrups, Tea, Vinegars

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