The Return of Winter

Not unlike yourselves our seedlings hunkered down for this weather abnormality brought to us by a polar vortex. Our small team of farm hands finished packing last week’s order of Farm Boxes and Mother’s Day bundles to head back into the field to tuck the crops in. It was late Friday morning when we started [...]

By |2020-05-11T11:48:18-04:00May 11th, 2020|agriculture, farms|Comments Off on The Return of Winter

Take Me Out to the Compost

With the farm closed to the public, it has provided us some time to appreciate the compost pile. The compost pile deserves as much loving attention as all our other living  things on the farm, because it too  is alive with microbes and gives life to the fields and their crops. Our ever growing pile [...]

By |2020-05-04T11:32:00-04:00April 26th, 2020|agriculture, farm tours, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Take Me Out to the Compost

A Letter from Jim and Leslie

Well, are these not interesting times?  We can begin to feel very small and powerless while listening daily to the numbers of illness and deaths due to something so small you need a microscope to see it,.  Here on the farm we are choosing to look for the blessings that surround us every day.   [...]

By |2020-04-10T12:53:49-04:00April 10th, 2020|agriculture|Comments Off on A Letter from Jim and Leslie

June 15th…deadline’s coming!

f you have visited our CSA Facebook Page you will have noticed today's post, titled June 15th... Deadline's  Coming!  This is a blog post shared by the Bloomfield family of Ilderton, Ontario. This article shares the stress the family and Farmer Steve is experiencing on the farm this spring following the wet fall of 2018. Rarely do we [...]

By |2019-06-07T11:41:07-04:00June 7th, 2019|agriculture|0 Comments

Strawberries – Off to a late start but in for the long run!

sweet and delicious We are always impatient to get that first taste of strawberries, fresh from the field; this year we had to wait till June 19th.  The good news is that the season is still here with us and strawberries can still be picked.  Hopefully for another week.  That is often unheard [...]

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 [...]

Work While your Kids are in School

Fall harvest season is quickly approaching and we're getting ready for our school tours.  Do you love working with kids?  Enjoy the outdoors?  Combine these two activities during our Pumpkin tour season.  Work with a group of enthusiastic and creative people.We are currently accepting applications for instructors to work with preschool to grade 3 students [...]