Building Canada’s Farm: An Illustrated Guide to Buildings at the Central Experimental Farm explores the many and varied buildings at the Farm, and the history that they so magnificently represent. It is a history of achievements in agricultural research of national and international significance.
At the same time, it is a history of the people who have made the Farm such a success. The authors offer intriguing profiles of them, as well as fascinating tales about life on the Farm and its place in the hearts of the citizens of Ottawa.
Richard Hinchcliff has been photographing the Farm and researching its history for many years. He is the author of Blooms: An Illustrated History of the Ornamental Gardens at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm, also published by the Friends of the Farm. Patricia Jasen has been delving into the history of the Farm ever since she moved to Ottawa in 2018. She is the author of Wild Things: Nature, Culture, and Tourism in Ontario, 1790-1914.
The Friends gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the following donors who contributed financial support to this project: Heritage Ottawa, John Kiedrowski, E. Neville Ward, and friends of Randy Fletcher.
240 pages, ISBN 978-1-7777869-0-8, softcover, 7 x 9”
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