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Article from Clarington This Week Eight great farms to explore with the whole family for some fall fun There’s nothing quite like the comfort of autumn. Sunny days, crisp air, the trees ablaze with gorgeous colours, and our dreams of pumpkin spice and the harvest finally coming true. It’s one of the best times to [...]
Article from Clarington This Week Forsythe Family Farms has created a Giving Garden where visiting groups and organizations can learn about farming and harvest produce for a donation. Family farm sowing charitable acts with Giving Garden initiative UXBRIDGE — Among the rows of strawberries and other produce customers can pick themselves or purchase at Forsythe [...]
Uxbridge Times Journal Forsythe Family Farms warns of this year’s short and sweet season Matheu Macken picked strawberries at Forsythe Family Farms on July 1. - Chris Tanouye photo UXBRIDGE — This year’s unpredictable weather has resulted in a short and sweet season for local strawberries. Forsythe Family Farms in Uxbridge is warning [...]
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 [...]
We get a lot of children through our farm and they are always fascinated with how vegetables start as seeds, about the earth that they are planted in and where all of their food comes from. Parents and teachers always enjoy the balance of play and learning that is part of our school tour visits. [...]
Natalie Prezeau has been publishing a book Toronto Fun Places for years and is is now in it's 5th edition. Forsythe Family Farm's Markham location has been included in her books. She has rediscovered us at our home in Greenbank. This is a blog wrote after a visit to our farm this past October.
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 [...]
Our instructors have been out visiting schools, dropping off brochures and stress apples to inform you of our programs. This apple is a symbol of our commitment to taking the stress out of school trips for you! They have also given some staff presentations. If you would like to book one for your school, please [...]