We all heard the collective sigh of relief as the weather warmed up and the sun started melting the snow. Here on the farm we've had small rivers flowing as the snow melted revealing grass, plowed fields and roadways. This is a beautiful time of year as the ground is still solid enough to walk [...]
This winter's project has been to update and renovate our website. Check it out, and bear with us as we learn this new system. Hope you like it. The new format allows you to view the site on any mobile devices with ease. Our blog is now part of the site and will alert you [...]
Thank goodness we don't have a lot of outside chores to do on the farm in the winter. The animals are cosy in the barn so I wouldn't call it a chore to care for them. Winter on our farm is a time to reflect on the past year and re-energize for the next season. [...]
Sunday may not have been a sunny day but the mood here on the farm was. We have a number of very talented staff here on the farm. They gathered on Sunday to sing Christmas carols. Possibly a new tradition beginning.
Welcome to our winter wonderland. We got snow on Thursday and its starting to look a lot like Christmas. We spent Friday uncovering the Christmas trees from their blankets of snow. Saturday we've salted. The snow is now wet and great for building snow forts. Come and enjoy!
Our Winter Urn Workshop was a hit, and we present just a few of the lovely urns that were created. Thank you to all who attended. Everyone went home with a work of art. Click on any image to see a larger version.
Today, Christmas trees have now replaced the pumpkins. We've just created our own little forest of fresh cut fraser fir, balsam, spruce and pine. Oh, the smell of evergreens, I love them all. The cool, wet summer everyone lamented has given us gorgeous, lush Christmas trees. They thrived this past season. We do try to [...]
Add cheer to your outdoor décor making your home just as welcoming outside as it is inside. Create your own winter urn. Cathy Bartolic of Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association will guide you through the art of making a personal and professional looking winter urn that you can enjoy all season. Participants will use a [...]
Celia Klemenz Port Perry Star | Oct 30, 2014 Gord Geissberger prepared an apple press with ground apples as juice dripped from the press. Folks visiting the Forsythe Family Farm were treated to seeing a cider mill in action. The mill is owned and operated by brothers, Gord and Gary Geissberger, who stopped in [...]
The excitement builds as Halloween is less than a week away. Kids have been having a great time in the corn maze and pick your own pumpkin patch, barnyard adventure area..... Finally the weather is co-operating. This is our last weekend for our Harvest Festival and each day has a special event. Saturday meet Sandra [...]