Spring – A time for optimism

The first full day of spring is living up to our expectations of warm, sunny weather with a fresh breeze blowing.  It is what keeps us optimistic that winter will eventually end.  It has been quite a roller coaster ride of temperatures this past winter and it doesn't look like that will stop with the [...]

Strawberries- The sweet taste of summer

Long anticipated, a little late to arrive - strawberries are here!!!We have fresh picked Ontario strawberries available in our Markham Farm Market now.  They took their time - the cooler, wetter weather causing the delay.  The berries are looking good and are consistently more plentiful although I would  recommend jam makers waiting a week till [...]

November is a time to pause

November gives us the opportunity to catch our breath after the hectic buildup to Halloween and to pause before the busy Christmas season.   The beauty is in the browns of the trees and fields, the call of the geese heading south and the cool, cloudy skies.It's also a time to cook all those great [...]

Petra Kvitova visits the farm

Sunday morning was a busy and interesting morning. Petra Kvitova, a tennis player from the Czech Republic, here for the Rogers Cup came for a visit along with Paula Newton from CNN. She wanted to learn more about Canada. Jim and Paula gave her a tour of our market introducing her to the local fruits [...]