What goes into a Farm Box?

We are working on deciding what will be shared this week in our Farm Boxes. The process on how we determine the contents of these farm boxes and our CSA shares is very similar. It is not uncommon for us to field a dozen e-mails a week requesting what will be in next week’s box [...]

By |2020-05-12T07:30:48-04:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on What goes into a Farm Box?

Adapting the Supply Chain to Stay Connected

We are starting with two offerings this week which can be picked up at the farm or delivered to specified areas . A Farm Box for $32 containing a nice mix of storage vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, onions, ambrosia apples and greenhouse items such as kale, mushrooms, lettuce, cucumbers or tomatoes from our neighbours. [...]

By |2020-05-06T08:14:56-04:00May 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Adapting the Supply Chain to Stay Connected

Lessons Learned; Education Filming

We would like to welcome Julia Morch to our team, Education Film Project Manager. The initial mystery that attends any journey is how did the traveler reach their starting point? How did they get to their ‘destination’ or in my case to Forsythe Family Farms? Maybe it started with growing up in rural Ontario! At [...]

By |2020-05-04T09:15:47-04:00April 28th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Lessons Learned; Education Filming

Take Me Out to the Compost

With the farm closed to the public, it has provided us some time to appreciate the compost pile. The compost pile deserves as much loving attention as all our other living  things on the farm, because it too  is alive with microbes and gives life to the fields and their crops. Our ever growing pile [...]

By |2020-05-04T11:32:00-04:00April 26th, 2020|agriculture, farm tours, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Take Me Out to the Compost

Gooseberries

We are finally all caught up with our plantings on the farm. Farmer Jim and Shannon will be finishing planting the beans and some sunflowers this afternoon. Then the cycle of planting begins again, tomorrow.  Farmer Jim staggers his plantings to increase crop availability for your enjoyment. Another benefit of succession planting is mitigating the [...]

By |2019-10-19T18:29:42-04:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Gooseberries

The Buzz on Bees

Celebrate Honey - The Buzz on Bees August 2018 We love our bees and we would like for you to love them too! Bees are so misunderstood. When people think of bees they usually think of bee stings( Ouch! ) but the bees are only defending their hives to produce the next generation of our [...]

By |2019-10-19T18:31:30-04:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The Buzz on Bees

Passion for Connecting

The Passion for Connecting Farmer Jim and Leslie were so happy to have met with many of you visiting the farm on the Victoria Day long weekend.  Connection to our farm and the farmer who grows your food is an important part of our CSA program.  We hope you take us up on the offer [...]

By |2019-06-07T11:39:46-04:00June 7th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Season of Extremes, Fall 2018

A Season of Extremes First off THANK YOU for supporting the farm this past season. It has been a true honour to grow for your family and share the fruits of our labour with you. We sat down with Farmer Jim, who has been next to impossible to book a few minutes of his time [...]

By |2019-05-24T11:08:14-04:00May 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Our Bees, July 2018

Celebrate Honey - The Buzz on Bees We love our bees and we would like for you to love them too! Bees are so misunderstood. When people think of bees they usually think of bee stings( Ouch! ) but the bees are only defending their hives to produce the next generation of our most important [...]

By |2019-05-24T11:06:31-04:00May 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments