Special Guest Reporter For Week 5 Hi, kid reporter Thomas reporting the results of my interview with Forsythe Family Farms owner Farmer Jim, and their Field Manager Shannon. Here is what they had to say about the farm this week! Farmer Jim is loving the strawberries in the market this week, while Shannon’s favourite is [...]
The Dirt on Farming During a Pandemic Spring started full of optimism despite the global pandemic. Unlike last season, spring came as expected with warm mild weather and a good mix of rain and sun. We were able to get into the fields with the tractor to plant. Yes, we were hit with a late [...]
Garlic Scape Pizza Makes one 12-inch pizza 6 to 8 green garlic scapes with stems ½ medium onion ½ red bell pepper ½ yellow bell pepper 1 tablespoon butter 3 to 4 cloves garlic, chopped 3 to 4 ounces (about ½ cup) tomato paste 1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust (see Suggestions below) ½ cup grated [...]
Garlic Scape Facts The weekly spotlight is shared with permission from Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook, by Mi Ae Lipe Green garlic is one of spring’s first much-anticipated crops. Green garlic is simply the juvenile stage of the familiar cured bulb garlic that we all know so well—parts of the new plant [...]
Spring Fritata We love Fritata's for a quick healthy dinner. This recipe makes good use of 4 of your share items. (spinach, asparagus, spring garlic and scallions). Recipe adapted from: happyfoodstube.com Ingredients 3 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Scallions, or Onion , diced 7 ounce Fresh Spinach 7 ounce Fresh Asparagus Stalks 3 Spring Garlic 5 Medium Eggs ½ tsp Salt A Pinch of Black Pepper 2 tsp Thyme ½ cup Milk [...]
Spinach Facts The weekly spotlight is shared with permission from Bounty from the Box: The CSA Farm Cookbook, by Mi Ae Lipe Spinach Succulent spinach is one of the best-known vegetables in America, loved for its versatility in the kitchen but sometimes not so enjoyed by juveniles. Belonging to the same family as beets, Swiss [...]
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Who wrote our farm song.. Meet Angie My name is Angela Durbin and I enjoyed 5 fulfilling years working at Forsythe Family Farms. I continue to help out with Markham Fair and their Fall Harvest Season. Not only did I learn so much about farm life but working on the farm proved to [...]
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For many years families of all ages have been enjoying the early summer tradition of visiting our farm to pick strawberries. Customers have shared memories of picking strawberries as a child at our farm in Unionville and have now returned to our farm here in Greenbank with children of their own. We are proud to [...]