At the end of our growing season many people ask us when we are heading to Florida. The fields may be asleep under their blanket of snow but the farm is still busy. This is the time of year when the business side of farming becomes the main focus, apart from caring for the animals. [...]
School tours begin the first week of May and our farm opens to the public Victoria Day Weekend. We are hosting an OPEN HOUSE for teachers that weekend as well; come for a visit with your family. Upon presentation of your school ID, you and your family will receive free admission to our farm. A [...]
A comment made on our Facebook page that I agree with. Coming out of the cold hard days of winter and seeing new life emerge gives us hope and inspiration that all is well. The barn is springing to life with new litters of bunnies along with Lazarus the lamb, who has garnered many followers [...]
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.
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 [...]
This winter's project has been to update and renovate our website. Check it out, and bear with us as we learn this new system. Hope you like it. The new format allows you to view the site on any mobile devices with ease. Our blog is now part of the site and will alert you [...]
Thank goodness we don't have a lot of outside chores to do on the farm in the winter. The animals are cosy in the barn so I wouldn't call it a chore to care for them. Winter on our farm is a time to reflect on the past year and re-energize for the next season. [...]
Sunday may not have been a sunny day but the mood here on the farm was. We have a number of very talented staff here on the farm. They gathered on Sunday to sing Christmas carols. Possibly a new tradition beginning.
Welcome to our winter wonderland. We got snow on Thursday and its starting to look a lot like Christmas. We spent Friday uncovering the Christmas trees from their blankets of snow. Saturday we've salted. The snow is now wet and great for building snow forts. Come and enjoy!
Our Winter Urn Workshop was a hit, and we present just a few of the lovely urns that were created. Thank you to all who attended. Everyone went home with a work of art. Click on any image to see a larger version.