Farmers and their farms survive by selling what they produce, be it directly to the public or wholesale to distributors. We have been direct marketers for most of Jim’s farming career – starting with a roadside wagon and progressing to an on-farm market. This year we are venturing into attending some farmers markets, after having [...]
Winter is not Jim's favorite season so this is not a statement that you would ever catch him saying BUT that is what you could say today is. The sun is shining, the air is calm, the snow is sparkling like diamonds and the temperature isn't bone chilling, just fresh. I love it! For Jim, it is [...]
I still have memories of eating this dish on Christmas Eve as a child and loving it. Still do, but a warning – you have to love celery. Jim doesn’t, so I make this dish as one of the choices at the dinner table only when I have company . The boys and I love it so [...]
Visit with our own Peter Rabbit Moms and Tots You are invited to join us here on the farm, every Friday September 25th to October 30th from 9:30 - 11:00 for a morning filled with activities. Enjoy Story time Live music and sing along Fun on the farm Visit with our own Peter [...]
The beauty of our Ontario growing season is the variety of food available; there is always something new to anticipate. The summer fruits have been great but it is time, as fall approaches, to make way for the wide selection of reliably delicious apples. We are off to a great start here in our market [...]
Dan was in the news this weekend promoting the CSA and Forsythe Farms, as well as supported agriculture and allowing us all to eat fresh produce and reduce our carbon footprint. Read the pdf version here.
East Gwillimbury Era Sign of summer by Laura Finney Carl Nielsen buys strawberries from Leslie Forsythe It has been almost two months since the East Gwillimbury farmers market opened up at its new location and, for many involved, it has been a success. I just think it's fabulous," Councillor Marlene Johnston said. "People [...]
It is Awesome in name and flavour. Awesome is a gourmet sweet, peaches and cream corn that is a nice combination of sweetness and corn flavour. With proper refridgeration it should stay sweet for a few days. For optimal flavour it is still best to only get what you can eat that day. Currently the [...]
Labour Day weekend is always a special time - school will start right after it, holidays seem to be over and most everyone gets back into their fall routine. We make it a fun time here on the farm - Our 2 acre Corn Maze opens officially this Saturday, come and get lost. The Enchanted [...]
Here is a video of three of our newest additions. The kids just love them!