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Reporter Thomas – Week 5

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:48:36-04:00July 6th, 2020|News on the Farm|Comments Off on Reporter Thomas – Week 5

Week 4 – Dirt on Farming during a Pandemic

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:52:58-04:00June 29th, 2020|CSA, News on the Farm|Comments Off on Week 4 – Dirt on Farming during a Pandemic

Garlic Scape Pizza

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:56:00-04:00June 22nd, 2020|News on the Farm, Recipes|Comments Off on Garlic Scape Pizza

Garlic Scape Facts

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T13:58:54-04:00June 21st, 2020|garlic, News on the Farm|Comments Off on Garlic Scape Facts

Spring Fritata

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T14:03:57-04:00June 15th, 2020|News on the Farm, Recipes|Comments Off on Spring Fritata

Spinach Facts

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 [...]

By |2020-07-17T15:14:58-04:00June 14th, 2020|News on the Farm, spinach|Comments Off on Spinach Facts

Angie Durbin

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 [...]

By |2020-08-05T13:29:15-04:00June 10th, 2020|Educators|Comments Off on Angie Durbin

Strawberry Fields

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 [...]

By |2020-05-18T17:24:15-04:00May 18th, 2020|pick your own and fresh picked strawberries, strawberries|Comments Off on Strawberry Fields
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