Farm in the Fall 2019 Click on image to see video of our market from 2019.
Our Rain Gauge A very simple but important tool for farmers. It takes the guesswork out of how much rain did we really get. Answer- not enough. A half inch from Friday to Saturday night. The first rain in weeks. It's been so hot and dry it amazing anything other than weeds is actually growing [...]
Special Guest Reporter For Week 6 Kid reporter Thomas here again with another interview with Jim and Leslie Forsythe of Forsythe Family Farms and field manager Shannon. What are some of your favourite things in the market currently? Farmer Jim: The strawberries. What is the farm growing currently? FJ: We are currently growing lettuce, kale, beets, [...]
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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