Beyond the Farm
A variety of organizations and people contribute to Rustaret’s farm-related historical, educational, environmental and agricultural endeavors. This page identifies some organizations and publications linked to the farm.
Atlantic Veterinary College
Heritage Livestock Canada
Island Nature Trust
Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture
University of Prince Edward Island Climate Lab
University of Prince Edward School of Climate Change and Adaptation
Brittany Spencer, “How This Farmer is Creating a Home For Rare Kerry Cattle on PEI.” CBC News, 3 January 2022.
Kristin Gardiner, “Old Breed, New Life…”. Journal Pioneer, 15 December 2021.
“Volunteer Profile”. Island Nature Trust Quarterly, July 2016
“Heritage Cattle: Jacks (and Jills) of All Trades.” Atlantic Beef and Sheep 30:4 (Winter 2019).
“The Ideal Breed of Sheep?” Atlantic Beef and Sheep 30:3 (Fall 2019).
“Restoration Project: Plant and Animal Allies Helping to Build Soil Health on Overworked Crop Land.” Rural Delivery 43:10 (May 2019).
“Kerrys Coast to Coast: Kerry Cattle Come to Rustaret Farm, PEI.” Genesis: The Journal of Heritage Livestock Canada 34:1 (Spring/Summer 2019).
“’One of the Finest Grass Countries I Have Met With’”: Prince Edward Island’s Colonial Era Cattle Trade.” Agricultural History 90:2 (Spring 2016).
“Bringing the Nutrients of the Sea to the Soil: Maintaining the Fertility of the Island Land with Seaweed.” Island Magazine 76 (Fall/Winter 2014).
“From Wine To Wood: The Goslings of London and Prince Edward Island’s Early Timber Trade.” Island Magazine 69 (Spring/Summer 2011).
"Sailor’s Hope: The Life and Times of William Cooper, Agrarian Radical in an Age of Revolutions." McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010.
"Lady Landlords of Prince Edward Island: Imperial Dreams and the Defence of Property." McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008.
"Rural Protest on Prince Edward Island: From British Colonization to the Escheat Movement." University of Toronto Press, 2006.