Labour Day weekend - The defining weekend between summer and fall when we get back to our regular routines after the summer break.For us on the farm it means the tomato crop is coming on strong, fresh picked apples have arrived and the bins of squash are coming in filled from the field. Many of [...]
Heat and humidity - the weather related to raspberries. The sultry days of summer are progressing and June bearing strawberries are done making way for raspberries to take center stage. Time to make jam so that you can preserve the great taste of summer for winter. We also have a limited supply of our own [...]
The seasonal changes can be seen in our market with the variety of fruits and vegetables available. Variety is the spice of life.Strawberries are in their last week but raspberries, cherries and blueberries are coming in. Peas are at their peak - sweet and sugar snap are bountiful right now. Beans are just beginning as [...]
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 [...]
I know I don't have to tell you just how hot!!! What has it done to the crops? They're growing fast along with the weeds, are ready sooner than expected and ending faster than we want. Strawberry season was a success, we had berries up until Thursday - longer than most growers in the GTA. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ontario sweet corn has begun and is in our market. With this past months heat it is sweeeeet and delicious. We have a gourmet sweet variety of peaches and cream corn that gives you the long lasting sweetness of a super sweet corn but with a great corn flavour.Summer is truly here.