Farm Life Fridays: Corn Maze Fun is Coming!

There are some exciting things coming this fall at Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc. I know some people will say, “It’s too early to talk about fall!” or “Don’t even mention back to school!” But I can give you one good reason to look forward to September: the corn maze! Corn maze construction began at [...]

By | 2016-08-19T14:46:07+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Keep Cool with Summer Salads

This week has been incredibly hot. I know that when it's a scorcher out like this, I sure don't want to be cooking a hot meal and heating up my house even more! That's why when we look to beat the heat, we turn to the salad. Forsythe Family Farms 2009 inc. has everything you [...]

By | 2016-08-12T13:37:25+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: A Sweet Summer Harvest

Corn on the cob has always been one of my favourite parts of any summertime meal. My dad always grew a few rows of corn in his garden, and as the summer went on the stalks grew taller and taller and I could not wait until it was time to pick a few ears. Alongside a [...]

By | 2016-08-05T14:29:37+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Celebrate Honey This Holiday Weekend

There's a lot going on at Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc. This weekend is their "Celebrate Honey" festivities! Come by the farm to learn about bees, how they pollinate, and all about honey. Get all the senses involved with "taste," "listen," and "touch" stations around the farm to help you explore. I went for a [...]

By | 2016-07-29T12:50:57+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Raspberry Delight

I love walking back on Forsythe Farms 2009 Inc. to check out the raspberry bushes; lots of tasty red splashes of colour hiding among the green leaves. The raspberries are here in full force right now, as are Niagara fruits. Look forward to some juicy peaches, plums, and cherries! This is probably the most delicious [...]

By | 2016-07-22T13:09:55+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: The Tastes of Summer

It's been another hot week! This summer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) says the regions northeast of Toronto and south of Ottawa have reached levels of drought only expected at this time of year once every two decades (source). A touch of rain yesterday morning and today has helped a little bit, though. Nevertheless, your [...]

By | 2016-07-15T16:04:42+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Summer Heat & Berry Bliss

These sunny summer days are great for lounging by the pool or enjoying a beach day but for plant life it’s not so relaxing! Just as you have probably noticed lawns in your neighbourhood are turning brown, the fields at Forsythe Farms 2009 Inc. have been a bit dry lately, too. The corn crop started [...]

By | 2016-07-08T14:46:52+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: A New “Kid” on the Farm

It’s been a very hot month of June! A bit of rain earlier in the week really helped, but the farm could sure use some more. Even through the heat, crops are continuing to grow well at Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc. Peas are at their peak right now and sugar snap peas are being [...]

By | 2016-07-01T11:02:42+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Picking Plenty of Peas

Peas are being harvested in abundance right now at Forsythe Family Farms 2009 Inc.! Farmer Forsythe grows both sweet peas and sugar snap peas. Brandon with some of the day's harvest Currently the sweet peas are being picked, and in a couple of weeks the sugar snaps will be ready too. Sweet peas [...]

By | 2016-06-24T13:32:15+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Farm Life Fridays: Rhubarb & Strawberries – What a Team!

We’re at a very flavourful time of year as rhubarb season is in the final stretch and berry season has just started. Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic pairing in desserts and preserves as the tart rhubarb takes on the sweetness of the berry that it’s mixed with. This season is a favourite of mine [...]

By | 2016-06-17T13:46:31+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Farm Life Fridays, Uncategorised|0 Comments