Spring is in the Air

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 [...]

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 [...]

Strawberries- The sweet taste of summer

Long anticipated, a little late to arrive - strawberries are here!!!We have fresh picked Ontario strawberries available in our Markham Farm Market now.  They took their time - the cooler, wetter weather causing the delay.  The berries are looking good and are consistently more plentiful although I would  recommend jam makers waiting a week till [...]

Strawberries are here and Sweet Peas too

Well, we actually started picking a week ago and opened our pick your own here in Greenbank on the 21st. Getting the berries into the market and getting set up for pick your own wiped away any thought of blogging about them.My apologies.We have an amazing crop of strawberries this year. There was no late [...]