Hey there folks! It’s been a while since you’ve heard from me, and that’s because I have been bee-zy at the farm (see what I did there) We have been harvesting our in-season veggies - Asparagus and Rhubarb and planting some delicious produce, including strawberries, tomatoes, and Swiss Chard! The highlight of my day [...]
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I love the start of apple season. There are many early apples, my favorite is Ginger Gold; it is crunchy and sweet. For all you tart apple lovers we have a small amount of Paula Red apples, they are just starting to be harvested.Time flies and before you know it September will be here, Macintosh [...]
Our Spring Blossom Honey is now available. Come Monday August 6th, the Civic Holiday, to celebrate all the hard work the bees do to give us honey. Enjoy the farm and all our weekend activities. Learn more about bees and the honey making process with extra activities throughout the day. Best yet sample the different [...]
Chech out the C shaped larvae.Getting stung and removing the stinger properly. Here's a drone, hold gently by the thorax. Opening and checking the hiveMelanie showing us a brood frameThese are some photos I took at the workshop
We've had beehives producing honey on our farm for over 20 years and in this time I've managed to pick up a lot of info from our beekeeper David. Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend an Introduction to Beekeeping workshop held at Dancing Bee Apiaries and led by the Ontario Beekeepers Association Tech Transfer [...]