Winter Urn Workshop Sunday November 23rd

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 [...]

Forsythe Family Farm cider press day and harvest festival

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 [...]

Halloween is right around the corner!

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 [...]

Pumpkins, Apples, Food and Fun equals Fall

Fall is not only beautiful with the leaves changing colour, it is fun and delicious. The colours are at their peek and driving down our lane takes you back to the beauty of the country. Traffic and worries can be left behind. The apple and pumpkin crops have been good this year. The Mutsu and [...]

Giving Thanks for the Harvest

Each season has it's own special crops that we look forward to with eager anticipation. Nothing quite compares to the fall. The cooler weather stimulates our appetite and we look forward to cooking all our comfort foods once again. The gleam is evident in children's eyes when they see the pumpkins in the patch and [...]

Farm to Fork – This little piggy went to market…

Our pigs in the barn are for the kids to watch them grow and grow they did -  big enough to go to market. We've now got them back and in our market as bacon, sausage, hams, chops and roasts.  They were grain fed with no animal byproducts added as well as no added hormones [...]

Summer – Where has it gone?

This summer may have been not have been the warmest but for us it has been the fastest.  I don't wish time away, each year it just seems to be speeding up.  Now we are at Labour Day weekend and planning for the fall season.  Our Harvest Festival will be happening each weekend in October. [...]

Celebrate Honey, Monday August 4th

Come enjoy our 3rd annual Celebrate Honey day on the farm.  Learn more about bees and the honey they make, and the beekeepers who manage it all.  Sample a selection of our honey, you can taste the difference.We will have wagon rides available on Monday to our Fairy Tale Lane and Discovery Forest walk.  Visit [...]

Summer Marches On

What a comfortable summer we have had.  The weather has helped immensely in extending our strawberry season.  Alas, all good things must end and we have now closed our pick your own strawberry fields.  The boys may have some at their farmers' market booths but they are starting to focus on other fruits.We've been making [...]

Strawberries, Peas and Chickens….

are still headliners at the farm.  Our crop of berries is still amazing and plentiful for picking and fresh picked as well.  Our late season berries are just starting to turn red so we may have another two weeks in the strawberry season.Our second planting of peas is now ready for picking.  They are young [...]